The Deeps: Issue No 1
The Deeps seeks to publish pieces of fiction and narrative poetry that are horror and horror-adjacent, and particularly well-suited for traditional storytelling.
DEADLINE [or Submission Window]:
Opens: March 1, 2023
Closes: March 31, 2023
Under 6k (Firm limit)
For accepted submissions we pay 1 cent ($0.01) per word. A minimum of $20 will be paid to each contributor for short fiction, and a minimum of $10 for poetry or flash fiction. Each contributor will also receive 2 print copies after publication.
WHAT THEY'RE SEEKING:
The Deeps seeks to publish pieces of fiction and narrative poetry that are horror and horror-adjacent, and particularly well-suited for traditional storytelling. We have a special interest in stories that are gothic, folkloric, cosmic, or psychological in nature. We also love a good urban legend!
PLEASE DON'T SEND:
Please no extreme or erotic horror.
SIMULTANEOUS SUBMISSIONS: [YES/NO]
MULTIPLE SUBMISSIONS: [YES/NO]
Save as a Word document or RTF
Send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission - “[story title]”.
Include a cover letter in the body of the email.
We ask for 6-month exclusivity and the first worldwide rights to publish your work in print, digital, and online formats. Copyright remains with the author. A contract will be provided.