Last Updated: Tuesday 21 May 2013
13 Market Listings
This page contains anthologies and other one-time markets that pay in exposure, copy/copies, shared royalties with zero or a token advance (except for those built on a "Pay", "Semipro", or "Pro" model), or token payments of less than 1¢/word for the mean average of the word counts accepted, that do not include works written by the publisher(s), editor(s), or staff, other than those necessary to promotion. Read the complete guidelines carefully before submitting. If in doubt about anything, contact the editor. US ($), UK (£), or EU (€) currency are used unless otherwise noted. Addresses are US unless noted otherwise. These listings are provided in good faith with the belief the info is correct, but Ralan.com accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions in them. The fact that an entry is listed here is no guarantee that said entity will ever publish anything. All "when filled" listings are removed six months after the date of first posting — no exceptions. Contact with any editor or publisher is at the contributor's own risk — Ralan.com encourages all potential contributors to do a web search of the editor's and/or publisher's name before submitting to them. Each visitor assumes all risk associated with the use or misuse of the information here.
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ALL HALLOW'S EVIL - 1-time POD (Mystery and Horror, LLC); trad. mys, some paranormal elements OK, Halloween theme (fic). Pay: $5 advance, 25% net pro-rata royalty, print copy. Words: 4k-8k. RT: <3 months. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). [Top]
Opens: 20 April 2013
Do Not Submit Before!
Deadline: 15 July 2013, or when filled PubDate: planning for 1 September 2013
ANTHOLOGYBUILDER - custom print anthos; all genres (fic) Pay: pro-rata, shared royalty. Words: 1-50k. RT: 1-2 weeks. Reprints: paid only. E-subs: ONLINE FORM. (QS). [Top]
PubDate: Varies (anthologies are printed whenever a customer places an order)
CALEDONIA DREAMIN': an Anthology of Strange Fiction of Scottish Descent - 1-time print (Eibonvale Press); strange/h/sf/f/slipstrm/surreal (fic). Pay: £15-£20. Words: 1k-12k. RT: <3 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). [Top]
Deadline: 31 May 2013 PubDate: Autumn 2013
CITY STORIES - 1-time eAntho (Riverside Writers); all genres, see theme in GLs (fic/poem). Pay: exposure. Words: fic=<2k; poem=<40 lines. RT: <8 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). [Top]
Deadline: 1 August 2013, or until filled PubDate: December 2013
CONFEDERACY OF STEAM VS. ZOMBIES - 1-time eAntho (Marion Margaret Press); steampunk (fic), 5 stories, theme: see GLS. Pay: $25 +copy. Words: <10k. RT: by Aug13. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). [Top]
Deadline: 31 July 2013, or until filled PubDate: October 2013
DARKNESS AD INFINITUM - 1-time POD/eAntho (Villipede Publications); h/df (fic). Pay: shared royalty after 1st $50 in sales. Words: 4k-7k. RT: <3 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). [Top]
Deadline: 15 June 2013 PubDate: September 2013
EPIC SAGA PUBLISHING ANTHOLOGIES - POD/PDF (ESP/Lulu); various (see GLs) (fic/nonfic/poem/art - various (see GLs)). Pay: copy +shared royalty (share varies). Words: various (see GLs). RT: after DL. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). [Top]
Open: NOW! Deadlines: various (see GLs) PubDates: various (see GLs)
THE FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE - quarterly series; sf/f/h (fic), theme: (see web site). Words: <1k. Pay: pub in antho. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). [Top]
Yearly Submission Periods:
2-3 weeks after close
or early following month
SATAN'S TOYBOX: Toy Soldiers - 1-time, print/eAntho (Angelic Knight Press); h (fic/poem). Pay: shared 55% royalty. Words: 3k-10k. RT: <4 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). [Top]
Deadline: 31 October 2011 PubDate: 15 December 2011
STATIC MOVEMENT ANTHOLOGIES - various titles (see web site), 1-time print (Static Movement); various genres (fic/flash/poem). Pay: exposure. Words: various. RT: usually <1 month. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY. Various editors. (Q). [Top]
Deadlines: when filled PubDates: when filled
STRANGELY FUNNY - 1-time POD (Mystery and Horror, LLC); h/df/urban f/humor, must be funny & have paranormal elements (fic/art (BW)). Pay: $5 advance, 25% net pro-rata royalty, print copy. Words: 2k-5k. RT: <3 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). [Top]
Deadline: 10 June 2013, or when filled PubDate: 1 August 2013
WEIRD LEGENDS - 1-time paperback/eAntho (Greyhart Press); any speculative genre (fic/poem). Pay: 1 eBook/1 print copy. Words: <10k (poem=<3 pages). RT: <2 weeks. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). [Top]
Deadline: 1 September 2013 PubDate: January 2014
WHORTLEBERRY PRESS ANTHOLOGIES - print (Whortleberry Press); most genres (fic). Pay: $10. Words: 2-4k. RT: a week or so. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). [Top]
Opens: see online GLs Deadline: see online GLs PubDate: see online GLs