What do the stars hold for Aussie Speculative Fiction? More opportunities for being published, of course!
ASF is planning to release a series of zodiac-inspired collections, featuring poetry, flash fiction and short stories (up to 15,000 words) based on individual star signs. Stories must be speculative in nature as described by the following definition:
– Speculative fiction is an umbrella genre encompassing narrative fiction with supernatural or futuristic elements. This includes, but not limited to, science fiction, fantasy, superhero fiction, science fantasy, horror, utopian and dystopian fiction, supernatural fiction as well as combinations thereof.
Stories must be written by Australian or Kiwi authors.
At this stage, we are looking for submissions inspired by three star signs only: Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. However, we will be seeking entries for the other 9 star signs at a later date, so feel free to get inspired!
Word Limit: Up to 15,000
Submission Deadline: 31 March 2019
Prompt: Submissions must be inspired by one of the following star signs: Capricorn, Aquarius, or Pisces.
Please send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org with your chosen zodiac sign as the subject of your email by March 31st, 2019. You may submit more than one story, however, each author will only have one story published in each star sign collection. Reprints accepted, as long as you hold the rights. Royalties will be paid twice yearly and split evenly amongst the authors.