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OPEN SUBMISSIONS: The Sirens Call – Issue #28 ‘Terrifying Tales’

Sirens Call Publications is pleased to announce the open call for the 28th issue of The Sirens Call

For this issue of The Sirens Call eZine, we’re doubling-down on the last call and looking for more of your best horror stories falling under the theme of

Terrifying Tales!

Make your tales creepy, creature, kitchy, funny, romantic, slasher, paranormal, psychological, steam-punk, sci-fi, or… whatever! As long as your story, flash fiction, or poem is horror – we wanna share it with the world.

If it makes your skin crawl or your teeth chatter in terror, it’s exactly the kind of story we’re looking for.

Keep it below the word count, stay away from our three taboos, and let your wordsmith’s imagination run free!

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Submission Deadline: August 1, 2016

Short story word count: 1,000 – 2,500

Flash fiction word count: 300 – 1,000

Poem length: minimum 10 lines; maximum 50 lines (with a limit of five poems per author)

Drabbles: 100 words (limit of five submitted per author)

Reprints are acceptable as long as you currently hold the copyright.

Full page/single book cover ads are available for $10 per ad. Please contact Julianne@SirensCallPublications.com for ad information.

All story, flash, and poem submissions MUST be submitted to Submissions@SirensCallPublications.com for consideration.

Full details can be found on our website here.

**This is a non-paying market as The Sirens Call eZine is always FREE!**

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RELEASE: The Sirens Call – Issue 27 – Horror-ific

Sirens Call Publications is pleased to announce the release of the latest issue of The Sirens Call eZine!

The 27th issue comes in at 140 pages and features short stories, flash fiction, and poetry from varied subgenres of Horror. It also features photography from Thomas Sawyer and an interview with Craig McGray, author of the soon to be released The Somnibus as well as a sneak peek of the novel!

Click on the cover for your #FREE download!

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SUBMISSIONS CLOSED: The Sirens Call – Issue 27 ‘Horror-ific’

Submissions for the 27th issue of The Sirens Call, looking for short stories, flash fiction, and poetry that embody the theme of ‘Horror-ific’, are closed. Sirens Call Publications would like to thank all of the authors who submitted work for consideration. We’ll be in touch as soon as we can with our decisions.

To any authors or publishers looking for Ad space, please contact Julianne at Julianne@SirensCallPublications.com for details.

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OPEN SUBMISSION: Alone With Your Fear

Sirens Call Publications is pleased to announce a new open submission for a horror anthology titled Alone With Your Fear!

The Call:

AloneWithYourFearIsolation… not just physical, but psychological, emotional; it plays with your mind, drags out your deepest fears, makes them larger than life and far more sinister.

For this call, we’re looking for stories that pit the main character against their own greatest fear. It seems deceptively simple, but be warned – it isn’t. We want the fear to be the overarching theme, so make sure your story contains a hefty dose – if we don’t feel it, the readers won’t either.

Perhaps the best place to write this tale is Alone with Your Fear…

Deadline: September 1, 2016

Word Count: 4,000 – 8,000 words

All submissions MUST be submitted to: Submissions@SirensCallPublications.com

Reading & Evaluation Period: Two to three months after close of the deadline

NO REPRINTS WILL BE CONSIDERED

Payment: Each story selected for inclusion will receive a one-time payment of $25US plus one print copy of the book.

As per our standard guidelines, there will be no stories containing pedophilia, bestiality, or graphic rape accepted.

Please read our full guidelines for submission on our website: www.SirensCallPublications.com

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RELEASE: Mental Ward: Experiments | #Horror #Experiments

Sirens Call Publications is pleased to announce its latest release!

Mental Ward: Experiments

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A dank basement, shadow filled hallways, the deep echo of a metal latch being thrown while faint screams are heard… These are the things you might experience in a place where the unspeakable happens, where conscientious action and moral turpitude turn a blind eye in the interest of advancing one’s own personal pursuits in the most deranged and unjustifiable manner. The type of place where power corrupts, and depravity runs rampant among those imbued with it. A place where the unfortunate are abandoned to the devices of those who convince themselves their actions are in the best interest of science.

Mental Ward: Experiments is a collection of ten short stories that demonstrate the worst of humanity’s ambition in the interest of ‘civilized’ advancement. Step into a world where sanity is left behind, and horror is what the doctor ordered!

*This book is a collection of similarly themed yet varying fictitious short stories from multiple authors.

Featuring:

Anomaly – Sarah Doebereiner

Pink Dread – Guy Medley

Rorschach – L.E. White

Bell Haven – Frank Collia

Gingham Curtains and Electric Shock – Gwendolyn Kiste

Alice – Stephanie Nett

A Mutual Understanding – Nica Berry

A Taste for Lunacy – John Pham

Ambrosia – Kyle Yadlosky

No Man’s Land Dance – Vic Kerry

Mental Ward: Experiments is available on:

Amazon: US | UK | Australia | Canada | Germany | Italy | France | Spain | Japan | Mexico | Brazil | India | The Netherlands

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OPEN SUBMISSIONS: The Sirens Call – Issue #27 ‘Horror-ific’

Sirens Call Publications is pleased to announce the open call for the 27th issue of The Sirens Call

For this issue, we’re looking for your best horror stories falling under the theme of

Horror-ific

Go psychological or slasher, creature or paranormal – as long as it falls under the umbrella of horror, we’re open to it. Make your tales creepy, kitschy, funny, romantic, or sci-fi – get creative and send us the kind of skin-crawling, bone-rattling story you’d want to read.

Your only limiting factors are your own imagination and the word count!

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Submission Deadline: June 1, 2016

Short story word count: 1,000 – 2,500

Flash fiction word count: 300 – 1,000

Poem length: minimum 10 lines; maximum 50 lines (with a limit of five poems per author)

Drabbles: 100 words (limit of five submitted per author)

Reprints are acceptable as long as you currently hold the copyright.

Full page/single book cover ads are available for $10 per ad. Please contact Julianne@SirensCallPublications.com for ad information.

All story, flash, and poem submissions MUST be submitted to Submissions@SirensCallPublications.com for consideration.

Full details can be found on our website here.

**This is a non-paying market as The Sirens Call eZine is always FREE!**

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RELEASE: The Sirens Call – Issue #26 ‘Dreamscapes of the Wicked’

Sirens Call Publications is pleased to announce the release of the 26th issue of The Sirens Call eZine featuring the theme of Dreamscapes of the Wicked! This issue comes in at 121 pages and features poetry, flash fiction, and short stories. It also features artwork by NOISTROMO, plus interviews with Jon Olson and Alex Woolf who both released shorts through Phrenic Press recently.

Click on the cover for your #FREE download!

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