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Author Spotlight - Matt Molgaard

Matt Molgaard is a writer and an horror buff who has written articles for magazines like Fangoria, Horror Asylum, Relativity Media and Best-Horror-Movies. He runs HorrorNovelReviews.com where he spreads "Honesty in the Terror" and devotes much of his time towards promoting the genre. He recently came out with a double-shot story collection. We ...

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DM's Field Guide to Dark Fiction - Cosmic Horror

genus: ia ia order: Terror also called: Lovecraftian Horror, Metaphysical horror, Existential horror Common traits – In Cosmic Horror, something exists beyond our mortal plane, and it is too awful to comprehend. Whether it is unintelligible beings floating out of space or hideous ancient gods sleeping deep within the earth, these cosmic ...

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Author Spotlight - Jaqueline Druga

Author Jacqueline Druga has been obsessed with any and all types of apocalypse scenarios for as long as she can recall. While she dabbled in disaster through her writing, her obsession led her on a path of learning and she absorbed all the information she could on how to survive ...

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Author Spotlight - Aaron J. French

Aaron J. French is not only the Editor-in-Chief of Dark Discoveries magazine; he's also a writer and editor for JournalStone Publishing. His stories have appeared in markets like Black Ink Horror, Something Wicked, Chiral Mad, The Lovecraft eZine, and many more. He's also been published under the banners of Uncanny Books, ...

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Author Spotlight: Michael Arnzen

Michael Arnzen is the Chair of the Humanities Division at Seton Hill University, near Pittsburgh, where he was recently awarded Professor of the Year.  He also mentors speculative fiction and horror/thriller novelists in SHU's innovative MFA program in Writing Popular Fiction.  Arnzen's latest books are The Gorelets Omnibus (a collection ...

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Fresh Markets


Added to Book Publishers,Ebook Publishers on August 21, 2014.

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What they want:

We publish fantasy, sci-fi, horror, paranormal, steampunk, dystopian, etc. for teens and tweens.

Length: Novels
Payment: Advance (starting at $200) + royalties
Submission Guidelines: http://month9booksblog.com/submissions/

Welcome to the Future

Added to Anthologies on August 20, 2014.
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What they want:

When it comes to the future, the possibility is seemingly endless.  This is the focal point of the “Welcome to the Future” anthology.  Your future may be filled with new and innovative technology like flying cars or hoverboards or it could be a place where technology has become the dominate species.  Perhaps your focus is instead on a positive and uplifting utopian or a dark and bleak dystopian.

Whatever your vision is – I want to hear about it!

Any genre is fine, with the exception of nonfiction pieces.

Deadline: September 15, 2014
Length: Flash fiction (250-500 words), Short Story (2,000-8,000 words)
Payment: $100 for short fiction +2 paperback contributor copies, $25 for flash fiction +2 paperback contributor copies.
Submission Guidelines: http://www.christinaescamilla.com/

House of Horror Issue 3

Added to Magazines on August 19, 2014.

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What they want:

The theme of the third issue is MONSTERS. Send us your essays, fiction, poetry, and art on the theme of monsters in horror! Whatever your monster feelings are, we want to see them. All reactions to the theme will be considered.

Deadline: September 6, 2014
Length: Not specified in guidelines
Payment: $15 + contributor copy
Submission Guidelines: http://houseofhorrorzine.tumblr.com/

Phobos Magazine

Added to Magazines on August 18, 2014.

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What they want:

Short Pulp Fiction, work that could’ve fit between Robert E. Howard and H.P. Lovecraft in an issue of Weird Tales back in 1927. We plan on running a few short stories and a few poems per issue, but flash stories have a much greater chance of being accepted.

The short answer, though, is we simply want great stories.

Length: Up to 2,500 words
Payment: Pays 5 cents per word for fiction, 5 cents per word or a flat $20 for poetry (whichever is greater)
Submission Guidelines: http://phobosmagazine.com/submissions/

Note: Has themed issues with deadlines.  Please check the publisher’s submission guidelines page to see 1) whether they are currently open to submissions and 2) what the current theme is.

Muzzleland Press Website

Added to Online Zines on August 15, 2014.

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What they want:

Horror or weird genre fiction.

 Currently we are not planning on another print short story collection. However, we are looking to publish short stories on our website. 

Length: 1,000-7,500 words
Payment: $5
Submission Guidelines: http://muzzlelandpress.com/submissions-and-guidelines/