This is a female-owned publishing company that focuses on horror in all its forms – from true crime to traditional supernatural fiction. For this anthology, they want horror stories about witches – they do not necessarily have to be female-centric, they do need to be tales of powerful, unique beings. While elements of other genres can be present, this is primarily a horror anthology. They accept reprints.
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Length: Up to 5,000 words
Current Themed Anthology
“A witch ought never to be frightened in the darkest forest… because she should be sure in her soul that the most terrifying thing in the forest was her.” – Terry Pratchett
What We Want
We want your witch stories! Though they do not necessarily have to be female-centric, they do need to be tales of powerful, unique beings. Remember, this is a horror anthology, so while you can have elements of other genres, we want to be scared.
Deadline: December 31st, 2018
Payment: 0.02/word & contributor copy
Reprints: Yes, but it will be $25 token payment.
Length: short stories up to 5,000 words
Rights: 1st edition publication rights to digital, print, and audio.
To submit please send your story and a short bio to firstname.lastname@example.org. Simultaneous submissions are allowed and you may send in as many submissions as you would like. Please allow 2 – 3 weeks to hear back.
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Please note – if it’s been a while and you haven’t heard back, it’s because we are still considering your submission. We hope to finalize around mid January.
Horror Queen Media is always open to new submissions. We accept the following:
- Short Story Collections
- Comics & Graphic Novels
- True Crime
To submit please send your full manuscript to info@thehorrorqueen,com in a word or PDF file, along with your author bio. If we are interested, a member of our team will contact you directly. We publish under a traditional royalty based model.
If you do not hear anything after 3 – 4 weeks, please assume we have passed on it.
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