Independent Legions Publishing is seeking original horror stories in English for the new anthology THE BEAUTY OF DEATH 2 - DEATH BY WATER, edited by Alessandro Manzetti and Jodi Renée Lester, to be published October 2017 in print and digital editions.
We’re looking for stories that fit the theme: Death by Water. All types of horror are welcome. Sex or violence in a story should be artistically justified; no excessive gore. No stories about child abuse of any kind. We welcome all subgenres and forms of speculative fiction.
Word Count: We are open to stories of 4000-5000 words.
Deadline: September 1, 2017
Pay Rate: We pay (via PayPal) $100 for each original story.
We buy first exclusive English-language rights for three years.
We do not accept multiple or simultaneous submissions, nor do we accept unsolicited reprints.
Submissions should follow standard manuscript format (12 pt Times New Roman or Courier fonts, 1” margins all around, line spacing 1½ or 2 spaces). It must be in .doc or .docx format or it will not be considered. Your name and contact information must be at the top of the first page of the story. Page numbers with author’s last name and/or partial story name on subsequent pages would be appreciated.
Cover letter is optional, but if you do include one, please add a short bio (up to 200 words).
Response time is currently within four weeks. After that, if you haven’t heard from us, please query. We will not be sending confirmations of receipt.
To submit a story, go to our story submission form below. To submit your story via email, put “SUBMISSION - TBOD2” in the subject line and send to: email@example.com
INDEPENDENT LEGIONS PUBLISHING
Disponibile in prevendita, a prezzo speciale, l'edizione italiana dell'antologia IL LIBRO DEGLI ORRORI, a cura di Stephen Jones, contenente racconti di Stephen King, Ramsey Campbell, Caitlin Kiernan, Dennis Etchison, John A. Lindqvist e tanti altri
Disponibile in prevendita l'edizione Italiana dell'antologia SHINING IN THE DARK, con racconti inediti (in Italiano) di Stephen King, Clive Barker e tanti altri maestri.
Disponibile su Amazon l'edizione cartacea e digitale della raccolta di racconti 'Cuoio Nero' di David J. Schow (Black Leather Required).
Available at Amazon the paperback edition of the killer anthology 'The Beauty of Death 2 - Death by Water'
In Uscita a Dicembre 2017 (Italiano)
'Claustrofollia' di Carlton Mellick III (ClusterFuck); romanzo breve
Coming out in December 2017