Tag Archives: short stories

FREE fun photo caption short-short story contest!

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Mitch Lavender is holding a very cool contest!

In 101 words or fewer, write a caption / flash fiction piece for the stunning photo on his website:

http://lifein64squarefeet.com/2013/03/02/creative-caption-contest-win-a-copy-of-office-2013/

Contest closes April 1, 2013. The winner gets:

– a retail version of Office 2013 for Windows (valued at $219)

– a well-used paperback copy of Stephen King’s book, “On Writing” with all the good parts highlighted! (NOTE FROM WENDY: This is one of my favorite books of all time!)

– a copy of Mitch’s book, “Untrue Stories, Volume One – It Didn’t Happen This Way”

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Apex Magazine paying for prose & poetry sci fi, fantasy, horror

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up to 5,000 words; pays $.05/word; accepts short fiction and poetry; details HERE:

http://www.apex-magazine.com/submission-guidelines/

Strange Horizons -paying market for fiction, poetry, essays, etc.

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prefers stories under 5,000 but will consider up to 9,000 words; pays $.07/word with min. of $50; details HERE:

http://www.strangehorizons.com/guidelines/fiction.php

Accepting submissions for The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror #24

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Stephen Jones is now accepting submissions for The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror #24 (stories and novellas that were published in 2012). deadline Jan. 31, 2013; Details HERE:

http://www.stephenjoneseditor.com/markets01.htm

 

Seeking short stories for Dirty GRE Words

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Green Gecko Publishing is seeking short stories for Dirty GRE Words. It’s a pretty interesting concept. Read the general guidelines first:

http://www.greengeckopublishing.com/submission-guidlines-read-me-first.html

 

Then the specifics for this contest:

http://www.greengeckopublishing.com/dirty-gre-words.html