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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:
– 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: Include the Zodiac sign the story is written for in the subject line.

One thought on “New Anthology Submission Call

  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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