Submission call: District of Wonders wants horror stories for Tales to Terrify podcast Pays $50/story; currently open to submissions, closing date not specified

District of Wonders wants short horror and dark fantasy short stories for its volunteer-run fan podcast, Tales to Terrify. … Read more

Submission Call: The First Line accepting submissions for winter issue Due Nov. 1, pays $25–$50

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The First Line is a quarterly literary magazine featuring diverse stories that all begin with the same sentence. Read on to learn the sentence stories for the winter 2018/2019 issue must use. … Read more

Submission Call: Cosmic Roots & Eldritch Shores seeks scifi & fantasy Pays 6¢/word, submission period is Sept. 21–28

Cosmic Roots & Eldritch Shores holds for reading periods a year to consider unsolicited submissions, and we are coming up on the next one. They want “science fiction, fantasy, myth, legend, fairy tales, and eldritch.” Pays 6¢/word.
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Submission call: Radiant Crown Publishing wants speculative romances, pays 1¢/word, due Dec. 31

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Radiant Crown Publishing is reading short romances in sci-fi, fantasy, and other speculative fiction genres for inclusion in its anthology Mystique Masquerade. … Read more

Submission Call: The Dark pays 3¢/word for horror and dark fantasy

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The Dark magazine is a monthly online magazine devoted to horror, dark fantasy, and experimental fiction that frightens. They pay 3¢/word for first world rights on original fiction up to 6,000 words. They’re open to submissions year-round. … Read more