Submission call: Tell-Tale Press wants genre fiction for its winter holidays collection Pays $5 to $25; due Oct. 15

Tell-Tale Press wants fantasy, horror, mystery, and sci-fi stories for its winter holidays–themed collection. Erotica falling within these genres will also be considered. The collection will be featured on the website of Tell-Tale Press and in an ebook.

The editors write:

This theme includes Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, New Year’s, Winter Solstice, Chinese New Year, and any other winter holidays you can think of. Extreme and erotica are okay. Your story will be marked with an “X” so readers will know what to expect. Please, no fanfic.

Submitting to Winter Holidays edition

  • Publisher: Tell-Tale Press
  • Publication: Winter holidays collection
  • Publication type: online, ebook
  • Word count: 500–5,000
  • Payment: $5 for 500 to 1000 words (flash fiction); $10 for 1,000 to 3,000 words (microfictions or short stories); $25 for 3,000 to 5,000 words (short stories). “Payment will be rendered via PayPal within 30 days of being published online.”
  • Rights the publisher asks for: “Writer retains all rights to their story and therefore can submit them to other publications or reprint them as they so desire.”
  • Deadline: Oct. 15
  • Publication date: December 2018
  • Response time: One month
  • Format: “Please use standard manuscript formatting for your story. This means Times New Roman font at 12 point, double-spaced, and header with your name and contact information and word count.” [link added by Dale]
  • Will they take simultaneous submissions? Yes.
  • Will they take multiple submissions? One submission allowed in each genre. Read more about multiple and simultaneous submissions.
  • Will they take reprints? Yes.

Find more details at Submissions | Tell-Tale Press, and don’t forget to tell them you found their submission call here!

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