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Monday, February 25, 2008


Note: Thank you all for your emails, posts and phone calls after the death of my dog. Your concern and care meant more to me than I can express. I love you guys.

Black Gate

Black Gate publishes epic fantasy fiction at all lengths (including novel excerpts), articles, interviews, news and reviews. We are looking for adventure-oriented fantasy fiction suitable for all ages -- including urban fantasy, sword & sorcery, dark fantasy/horror, "magic realism" and romantic fantasy -- as long as it is well written and original. Create accessible, epic/heroic fantasy suitable for all ages… fiction that incorporates strong elements of heroic myth, adventure-oriented themes and exotic and colorful settings.

We pay 6 cents per word for fiction, and 5 cents per word for non-fiction, on acceptance.


Wrong World

Paying 7.5 cents a word for original scary short stories of 2500 to 3500 words. Accepts SF, horror, fantasy, suspense, thriller, paranormal, supernatural).


Chimaera Serials

PAY: $10 - $50

We are a site dedicated to the art and enjoyment of speculative fiction. We are currently seeking well written, entertaining stories that fit into one of the following categories: fantasy, adventure, dark fantasy, horror, or anything else of a speculative nature. We are seeking unique and well thought out stories with a level of sophistication appropriate for adult readers. Thrill us, and make us think!


CONE ZERO: Scriptus Innominatus

Seeking themed short fiction between 2,500 and 12,000 words. Your story should reflect 'Cone Zero'. Keep in mind that 'Cone Zero' means what it means to you. Payment is £65 (UK pounds). Deadline is 31 March 2008.

Wednesday: We have an extra special treat this Wednesday. You won't want to miss my interview with KS Augustin. One of my best yet!