Deadline: June 1, 2020
Payment: $8 flat fee per story (author must have a valid PayPal address as that will be used for payment)
Publisher: Twisted Wing Productions
Theme: Love Gone Wrong
The theme can explore ANY type of love: romantic or platonic, obsessive, mother/daughter/son relationship, father/daughter/son, bestfriends, siblings, unrequited love, loss of love, falling in love with the wrong person, addiction, love/attachment for a specific place, location or building, student/teacher relationship, etc. The genre is HORROR. Stories MUST have elements of horror in them.
Requirements: For this edition of Women in Horror Anthology we’ll be focusing on longer pieces, meaning the word count will be at LEAST 10,000-30,000 words.
The author submitting MUST BE FEMALE (or identify as female). The author must retain full rights to the work intended for our consideration and that the work itself is complete and not published anywhere else (including personal websites or social media). Having been previously published isn’t a requirement, if you have a compelling story, send it to us!
Format: Word doc, 12 font, double space Times New Roman.
Not a reprint.
We are asking for exclusive first worldwide electronic and print rights for 18 months and the right to keep the story in print, and nonexclusive right to continue to publish for the life of the anthology. We do not place any limits on what the author does with the story after the exclusivity period.
We are not looking for poetry or screenplays.
Bonus: Characters in stories are own voices, POC, or LGBTQ
Submission method: Please send story as an attachment (.doc or docx. Only) to azzurranox[at]yahoo.com
Please include the following with your submission:
Author (Legal Name)
Pen name (if applicable)
Third person biography
The anthology will be published both in e-book and print formats with an estimated publication date of February 2021.
Check out past Women in Horror Anthologies: