We are OPEN for Short Story Submissions!
Hagstone Publishing is accepting short story submissions for our monthly First Sunday Short Fiction blog feature.
We encourage submissions by women authors, authors of color, authors with disabilities, pagan authors, and members of the LGBTQA+ community.
We are hungry for character driven stories with diverse voices.
Stories should be between 700 and 2500 words.
We accept most speculative fiction, including fantasy, sci-fi, magical realism, and some horror. (We prefer our horror eerie and atmospheric rather than gory or gratuitously violent.) We don't accept romance or erotica.
How to Submit:
Email your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Use the subject line FSSF Submission YOUR NAME.
Include your story in the body of the email; no attachments will be accepted.
Also include a brief bio and up to three links to your social media pages or website.
$5 per accepted story, paid via Paypal.
Promotion in the form of a bio and links to your author page or other social media sites.
The opportunity to pitch one full-length manuscript for publishing consideration. At present this is the only way to submit a manuscript to Hagstone Publishing.
If your story is accepted, we will send an acceptance letter and guidelines for manuscript submission within 30 days.