New Anthology Submission Call

March 2, 2021 release date.
 
The Zodiac. To some people, it’s a daily horoscope and an amusing distraction. To others, the Zodiac is a lodestar, a way to use the stars to interpret themselves and explain the world around them.
Tuscany Bay Books is excited to announce a Zodiac-themed anthology based on the twelve signs of the Zodiac from Western astrology. Twelve stories, one for each sign; Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces. Stories that capture the imagination and transport the reader to another world wanted!
– Firm limits of min 5k – max 10k words.
– All genres welcome, but the story must center on the Zodiac sign.
– One submission per sign per author; multiple submissions for multiple signs okay.
– PG-13 preferred, but if graphic sex or violence serve the story, submit it and we’ll try and work with it.
– Submit in Shunn format (find it here: https://www.shunn.net/format/classic/).
– Submission deadline is 11:59 p,m. CST September 4th, 2020, with notifications to follow.
– E-book and print publication.
– Publication target date is March 2, 2021.
– Exclusive story rights to the publisher for one year, after which rights revert to the author.
– Twenty percent net proceeds from the first-year sales divided equally between authors.
– Edited by Paul A. Piatt.
– Send submissions only to Paul at: 135zodiac321@gmail.com. Include the Zodiac sign the story is written for in the subject line.

4 comments

  1. So let me get this straight, Twelve zodiac signs so I could submit twelve short stories, one for each. Oh crap. If I did every sign at 10,000, and the stories were interrelated, that’s actually a novel. I just had a great idea.

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