Taking Submissions: Pirating Pups

Deadline: November 30th, 2021
Payment: $50 CAD and a contributor’s copy
Theme: Pirate dogs, yes my friends, pirate dogs

How do you follow up an anthology of swashbuckling cats? With pirating dogs, of course!

As with the first anthology in this series I am looking for adventure-loving dogs, puns, water and fun. I’m looking for sailors, submariners, explorers, Vikings and more. Fun stories filled with excitement, drama, treasure-seeking, sword fights, discovering new worlds and dogs, dogs, dogs!

All. The. Dogs.

Be careful not to get too caught up in the fun and forget to include a strong plot and detailed characters for your story, though.

I’m a sucker for a great setting, three-dimensional characters and high stakes, and if your story elicits real emotion from me—laughter, tears or anything in between—you will have increased your chances of acceptance significantly.

We don’t deserve dogs. But we do deserve an anthology of pirating pups!

Rights and compensation: $50 CAD flat fee and a paperback copy of the anthology. In exchange we are seeking first world rights in English and exclusive right to publish in print and electronic format for six months after publication date, after which publisher retains nonexclusive right to continue to publish for the life of the anthology.

Open submission period: October 1, 2021 – November 30, 2021

Length: Under 7,500 words

No simultaneous or multiple submissions.

No reprints.

Canadian spelling, please (just do your best, I won’t judge).

Submit here –> https://niteblade.submittable.com/submit/204831/pirating-pups

Submissions received before October 1st will not be considered.

Via: Rhonda Parrish.

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