Sunday, 4 September 2016

Call for Submissions: Jack O’Lanterns

Jack O’Lanterns

Payment: Exposure and Royalties

Word Count: Up to 5000 preferred
more Halloween horror wanted, in time for this coming Halloween, so get yourself busy!

(Your stories need not centre on the pumpkins themselves, it’s a good all inclusive title for all things Halloween without going into the standard cliché ones.) Let’s get a stunning new Halloween antho
out there. You created a superb one with Halloween Shrieks, let’s do it again!

Deadline EXTENDED, end of August, to give Horrified time to get it out, 5000 words max, no minimum, poems welcome if you have any. OK, let’s go!

If your story is over 6000 words, please email me a short synopsis first and explain why it needs to be longer. I will accept a few longer ones.

Reprints are OK as long as all rights have been reverted back to you.

Submission guidelines:

Please submit your manuscript as a *.rtf, *.doc or *.docx file (all other formats will automatically be rejected. Contact me prior to submitting if this presents an issue for you.)

No headers, footers or page numbers.

Please check grammar.

Upon acceptance into the anthology, you agree that Horrified Press holds exclusive publishing rights for six months from the date of publication. All intellectual property rights over the author’s work remain with the author, with the proviso that Horrified Press retains distribution rights in the format of the contracted anthology.

This title will be available as an e-book and trade quality paperback.

Dorothy Davies will be presiding over this anthology.

Email your submission as an attachment to:

The email subject line must read: “SUBMISSION – Jack O’Lanterns – ‘your story title’” or your submission will not be considered for this anthology.

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