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Third Flatiron wants sci-fi & fantasy shorts for anthology

May 9, 2017

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Third Flatiron Publishing is based in Boulder, Colorado, and Ayr, Scotland. They are looking for submissions to their slipstream anthology title “Strange Beasties.” Slipstream is a kind of fantastic or non-realistic fiction that crosses conventional genre boundaries between science fiction, fantasy, and literary fiction. Are you itching to invent your own odd literary devices or […]

Review: Not Quite Narwhal

March 3, 2017

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Not Quite Narwhal By Jessie Sima Simon & Schuster February 2017 40 pages Baby Kelp emerges from a clam shell deep in the ocean with his head encircled in a clear bubble. Raised by narwhals (whales with tusks) Kelp assumes he’s one of them because he also has a tusk protruding from his forehead. But […]

Review: The Uncommoners

January 12, 2017

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The Uncommoners: The Crooked Sixpence Written by Jennifer Bell Illustrated by Karl James Mountford Crown Books for Young Readers January 2017 320 pages When Granma Sylvie takes a tumble and winds up in hospital, her secret past begins to unravel. Unbeknownst to Granma Sylvie and her grandkids, 11-year old Ivy and 14-year old brother Seb, […]

Open submissions at Dancing Lemur and Freedom Fox

January 5, 2017

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The dancing lemur represents optimism, enthusiasm and belief. Dancing Lemur Press publishes books that uplift and inspire, encouraging the reader to explore and discover while remaining morally grounded. Positive relationships and optimism are at the core of their science fiction, mystery, fantasy, and new adult/young adult. Nonfiction titles offer insightful information, uplifting ideas and real-life […]

Review: The Wizard’s Dog

December 7, 2016

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The Wizard’s Dog Written by Eric Kahn Gale Illustrated by Dave Phillips Crown Books for Young Readers January 2017 288 pages Nosewise is Merlin’s devoted canine companion with a case of separation anxiety. Though he is the wizard’s dog, it’s the apprentice Morgana who introduces him to magic. Quite by accident they discover that contact […]

Review: Wide as the Wind

December 1, 2016

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Wide as the Wind By Edward Stanton Open Books Press October 2016 220 pages Years of tribal wars between the Tuus and the Raas have savaged the tiny Polynesian island of Vaitéa. Those tribespeople who survive the massacres are slowly starving to death. The high priestess Marama believes 15-year old Miru is the chosen one […]

Paying markets for short fiction

November 9, 2016

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PodCastle is a fantasy podcast. The podcast releases audio performances of fantasy short fiction in all subgenres, including magical realism, urban fantasy, slipstream, high fantasy, and dark fantasy. PodCastle is looking for quality fantasy fiction to publish in print and audio. PodCastle also pays narrators. See Narrator Guidelines Length:  6,000 words or less Payment:  6 […]