Potters Field Six

This anthology sounds so delightfully creepy, I can’t even begin to tell you. Potters Field Six wants stories about unmarked graves. It doesn’t have to be just about a potter’s field, of course, there are tons of historical mass graves. Think of the Catacombs in Paris. Honestly, this contest is making me rethink writing forContinue reading “Potters Field Six”

Legendary Stories, What went wrong?

Note: The deadline for this is March 30! It’s short notice, so I wanted to give you a heads up right away. I just had to tell you about this one, though. The premise is too funny to pass up. Because I couldn’t have summed up what they want for this anthology any better, here’sContinue reading “Legendary Stories, What went wrong?”

Market, Betwixt

Last call for Thirty Days, Thirty Ideas. The fun starts tomorrow, don’t be left out. Click right here to sign up. This weeks market is a fun one called Betwixt. I have a soft spot in my heart for literary magazines, ever since I spent my youth carefully crafting submissions to them. (I only everContinue reading “Market, Betwixt”

Markets, Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show

Who hasn’t signed up for the Thirty Days, Thirty Ideas Challenge yet? Really? Then click here to sign up. Don’t forget, you’ve only got six days left until it starts! So, I can’t get over how funny and awesome I find the title of this market. I mean really, it’s awesome. Medicine show is allContinue reading “Markets, Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show”

Markets, Something in The Machine

Don’t forget to sign up for Thirty Days, Thirty Ideas!  All the cool kids are doing it, you know.  Click here to sign up! Augh, so this one is kind of late, as the deadline is creeping up on us here.  If it makes you feel better, I’m in the middle of writing my story,Continue reading “Markets, Something in The Machine”

Market, Grave Markers

Five more days until the exciting announcement. This isn’t an anthology or a short story collection. It’s something different, and I think really cool. Have you ever written an in between story, lengthwise? I mean a story that was too long to be short fiction, but not long enough to be a novella? I have,Continue reading “Market, Grave Markers”

Markets, Pantheon Issue #9, Hestia

Something that doesn’t come up much here on Paper Beats World, but does come up pretty often in my house is my love of mythology. Greek is my favorite, but I also love Egyptian, Norse and Roman. Even though everyone knows that Roman is just Greek with different titles. So when I found Pantheon, IContinue reading “Markets, Pantheon Issue #9, Hestia”

Market, Creepy Campfire Stories for Grownups

I know, I know, I promised I was going to give the horror sites a rest, but it’s really hard when I keep finding such awesome ones!  And I mean, really, what says summer more than a good campfire story? Creepy Campfire stories for grownups is all about a good story.  Gore is fine, soContinue reading “Market, Creepy Campfire Stories for Grownups”

Market, Monster Waiting in the Woods

Okay, one more horror anthology, then I’ll give it a rest, I swear. This one is called Monster Waiting in the Woods. This, boys and girls, is for grownups only. They want dark, atmospheric stories for adults. No happy endings required. Genre- Horror Due date- September 1 Payout- $25.00 Wait Time- A decision will beContinue reading “Market, Monster Waiting in the Woods”

Markets, Imaginate

Hello, hello, and welcome to the very first market of June. I have high hopes for this month, with four of my short stories out right now. I hope yours are just as high. With that in mind, I’ve got a two for one market today, with Imaginate. Every quarter, Imaginate runs two contests, oneContinue reading “Markets, Imaginate”