Submission Call: Shoreline of Infinity seeks sci-fi on sustainability themes, pays £10/1000 words, due Feb. 28

Shoreline of Infinity wants previously published sci-fi short stories for an upcoming special issue on science and sustainability for the Edinburgh Science Festival on April 12. … Read more

Submission call: Circlet Press wants asexual romances, due April 15, pays $25–$50

Circlet Press has a call out for short romance stories featuring asexual characters. They want “stories from all over the spectra—from science fiction to fantasy, from sex-repulsed to demi-sexual, from romantic to platonic.” Due April 15.

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Submission Call: Things in the Well wants stories of underwater horror, due Feb. 28, pays $50 AUD

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Things in the Well, the publication arm of Oz Horror Con, is putting together its fourth themed horror anthology. Beneath the Waves: Tales from the Deep will feature Clive Barker’s “The Madonna” as an anchor story. Writers are invited to submit new and original stories about underwater monsters and psychological terrors. … Read more

8 mistakes Americans make when writing British characters

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In this installment of Pen to Pen, a series of guest posts by authors about writing, romance and fantasy writer Rhidian Brenig Jones stops by to talk about the some differences in British English and American English that writers often miss when they’re writing in a dialect they’re not accustomed to. … Read more

Submission Call: Spectacle mag wants short speculative fiction, pays up to $500 | No deadline

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Spectacle is a new quarterly magazine of speculative fiction and related nonfiction. The editors welcome submissions in all speculative fiction genres, including sci-fi, horror, fantasy, and dystopia. … Read more