This is the first annual submission call for the 2017 Scary Dairy anthology: Mother’s Revenge!
Scary Dairy Press is seeking short story submissions of 3000-7000 words max for the anthology: Mother’s Revenge!. This a passionate anthology about Mother Earth taking her world back from the humans and teaching us a lesson. Mother Earth can partner with humans to stop the destroyers, animals can be heros, or they may need saving. Any aspect of an ecological disaster or climate change problem can be created or considered. If you have a question about appropriate content, then message us!
What we want: This anthology may include one or more genres such as: horror, dark fiction, dark fantasy, speculative fiction, or bizarro.Your story may occur in any time, place or space. Mix it up, but make it thought provoking and disturbing to the human conscience. It’s up to you whether you offer the world hope, provide an answer to survival, or predict final death and destruction on the very last page.
What we don’t want: No child abuse/sexual abuse scenes. No gratuitous splatter, gore or rape. If you use it, there must be a clear purpose for it. No overused tropes (vampires, werewolves, zombies) unless you clearly have something unusual and unique. If you’re not sure, then email/message us and ask at email@example.com
Manuscript format: Shunn Manuscript Format:http://www.shunn.net/format/novel.html
Dates: 2 September, 2016 -02 December, 2016
Payment: $30.00 (3000-5000 words) $50.00 (5000 words) $60 (up to 6000 words) $70.00 (up to 7000 words) US $ per short story accepted. No stories under 3000 or over 7000 will be considered.
Submit manuscripts to firstname.lastname@example.org starting 9/2/16. Subject line should read: Mothers_Last Name_Title of Submission
Publishing rights remain with the publisher for a total of 2 years, and may include written, electronic and audio formats.