Macabre Ladies Publishing Open Submissions
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Step right up, folks, to a show, unlike anything you've ever seen before. Circus terrors and frights, sure to delight. Here at Dark Carnival, we've got it all. Freaks and clowns, screams and laughter and always, a healthy side of the macabre.
So, come one, come all and join us, if you dare.
Welcome to the Show.
Responses to be sent by April 15th 2021
Must be clean and edited to the best of your ability
Submissions cannot be published elsewhere.
Simultaneous submissions okay (but please let us know if yours is accepted elsewhere)
Submissions must be 12 pt. Times New Roman font, double spaced with special first-line indentation of 0.5"
Submissions must be in .Docx or .Doc format with 1" margins all around
No bestiality or child abuse, please. We will not be accepting graphic sexual scenes however use your discretion on what fits the story.
Submissions to be sent to with the name of the anthology in the subject line
Publication and Payment
Submissions closed March 10th
Announcements on accepted stories to be sent by April 1 2021, a memorandum to be sent for signing at this time
May 1st 2021 planned release date
A one-time payment of $10 plus author copy per acceptance
Additional author copies available at cost
Minimum of 8, max of 15 stories