At this time, we are accepting short stories in horror and dark fiction for the INK STAINS anthology.
We are also currently accepting submissions in science fiction, fantasy, magical realism, dark fiction, gothic, paranormal and horror. For these categories, we are considering short story, novella, and novel-length submissions. Please see the genre categories below for details.
We are no longer accepting literary fiction, romance, women's fiction, young adult or other genres unless they are a subgenre of the above.
We are proud to announce our new Ink Stains Anthology - a bi-annual literary journal filled with tales of dark fiction and horror from Dark Alley Press.
Submissions are open for pieces 3,000-20,0000 words that fall under DARK FICTION, including horror, gothic, paranormal, fantasy, steampunk, and black comedy.
Authors of acquired pieces for Ink Stains Anthology will receive a flat fee payment of $5 for stories 4,999 words and under, $10 for stories 5,000-9,999 words, $15 for stories 10,000-14,999 and $20 for 15,000-20,000 words. Exclusive world-wide English rights for two years are required. Previously published work (either in print or online) will not be accepted.
All submissions MUST include a plot summary.
We are currently accepting science fiction, fantasy, and speculative fiction manuscripts for digital and print publication. We are interested in following types of manuscripts:
We are currently accepting fantasy, paranormal, and magical realism fiction manuscripts for digital and print publication. We are interested in following types of manuscripts: