Black Cat Mystery Magazine, a new publication showcasing short mystery fiction written by emerging and established writers, is curating submissions for the next issue. The debut issue was released September 2017.
Writers may submit:
- Contemporary and traditional mysteries
- Thrillers and suspense stories
- Private eye stories, cozy stories, and edgy, noir-tinged stories—all of which embody a crime of some kind.
The editors want well-written stories that feature characters who feel real and genuine, put in possible and plausible scenarios.
Word length: 1K-8K words/story.
Payment: 3 cents/word (up to a max. of $250/story), plus two contributor’s copies.
Deadline: December 15, 2017.
Wildside Press LLC, the publisher, plans to publish four quarterly issues in 2018.