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‘Women Up To No Good’ Anthology is Seeking Dark Speculative Fiction Stories – Pays 6 cents/word


Upper Rubber Boot Books (est. 2011) has opened a short reading period to curate stories for Women Up To No Good, a forthcoming anthology of dark and speculative fiction tales.

Submissions are open to authors who identify as female, non-binary, or a marginalized sex or gender identity.

Co-editors H.L. Nelson and Joanne Merriam are looking for stories driven by female lead characters. Because this is a speculative fiction anthology, writers can set their stories during any time period, on Earth or elsewhere in the universe.

Stories can be funny or serious.

Word length: up to 5K words per story.

Payment: 6 cents/word (considered pro-rates for this genre). Submit original stories only.

Deadline: December 31, 2016. Learn how to submit your story at the publisher’s website.

About the anthology editors: H. L. Nelson is founding editor of Cease, Cows. Her publications include Nightmare, The Big Click, , and others. Joanne Merriam is the owner and editor of Upper Rubber Boot Books, and former editor of Seven by Twenty.

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