Be original - Make it new! The 2nd in our Top 10 Tips for improving your chances with Judges & Editors
Read what it says on the tin - the first in our Top 10 Tips for improving your chances with Editors and Judges
Coming soon for all writers & poets... our FREE Top 10 Tips for improving your chances with editors & judges when submitting to magazines & competitions
We'll be publishing this guide in 10 stages over the next few weeks however please note we are NOT covering book submissions to publishers and literary agents as that is a black art we cannot even pretend to understand. (I know, what were they thinking when they green-lighted some of these books.)
The guide will be written by Charles Christian who has been a poetry and flash fiction publisher since 2007 and one of the judges of an annual flash fiction competition for five years. In that time he has read thousands for fiction and poetry submissions. Charles is also, for the second year running, one of the judges of the Arthur C. Clarke Award for best science fiction novel. In that time he has had to read and evaluate over 200 full-length novels – and some of those novels are BIG suckers!
Weird Tales Radio Show
Welcome to Episode 14 of the Weird Tales Radio Show. This is our our Beware the Ideas of March; Headless Radioactive Cockroaches Crawling out of the Loo; Let’s talk about Cunning Men, Wise Women, Folk Magic, Spells, Charms and Potions Show. The big interview is with A.D. Mercer about his new book The Wicked Shall Decay and we also look at the legend of The Four Thieves Vinegar, a defence against the Plague and a tasty Salad Dressing! Music is by Depeche Mode and the Ides of March.
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New on the Grievous Angel
We've a decidedly creepy story by Meredith Morgenstern. All we can say is "Please lock your front door!" You can read her story HERE
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