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Submission Guidelines for HALLOWEENTHOLOGY


Spooky Horror Stories for Halloween

Wicked Shadows Press invites horror fiction submissions for publication in its anthology "Halloweenthology" (Expected release: October 2023). The final date of submission is September 15, 2023.

All Horror sub-genres are invited 


Horror Fiction: (between 1500-8K words) Send no more than ONE fiction per submission. All Horror subgenres shall be considered

Horror Flash Fiction: (within 1500 words) Send no more than TWO flash fictions per submission. All Horror subgenres shall be considered

We are accepting TRANSLATED WORKS as well. Submission of translated works must be accompanied by a statement declaring that the translator has obtained the author’s permission and their publisher’s, if required.

Simultaneous Submissions are welcome but the author must inform us by e-mail as soon as the submitted piece is accepted elsewhere. Pieces cannot be withdrawn once Wicked Shadows Press informs the author of its acceptance for publication.

We consider Reprints but only publish them if we find them to be absolutely exceptional.

At present, we are unable to pay our contributors. Each contributor shall receive a COMPLIMENTARY DIGITAL COPY of the anthology as soon as it publishes.

Manuscripts should directly be sent to

Please mention in the subject line "Submission for HALLOWEENTHOLOGY"

Please submit your files in the following formats: .doc /.docx /.txt. DO NOT submit PDFs. 


Wicked Shadows Press uses non exclusive rights to publish in its anthologies and website. Authors are free to republish their work anywhere else once it has been published.

Please submit only original pieces. Wicked Shadows Press or the editor/s of the anthology shall not be responsible for any disputes arising out of copyright infringement.

Each piece MUST be attached with a short bio of the author, preferably within 100 words, and if possible, a photograph to go along with publication. 

NOTE: We typically reply within a month after receiving submissions. However, replies can be delayed under unforeseen circumstances.

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