ANTHOLOGY submission CALLs - 2022

PLEASE NOTE: ALL ARTWORK (AND SOME TITLES) SHOWN HERE ARE MOCK-UPS ONLY!

madamE gray's POE-pourri of terror

Lifelong Edgar Allan Poe fan, Madame Gray, is in search of horror tales that pay homage to one of the greats of the genre. Whether you gravitate toward The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart, Murders in the Rue Morgue, or the Masque of the Red Death, she wants to read your story...  

Compiled and edited by Gerri R. Gray (Madame Gray's Creep Show, Blood & Blasphemy, Vault of Gore) and published by Hellbound Books, this anthology is open to undiscovered writers and established voices alike.

Contributors are invited to send a bio (up to 250 words) with their submission. Multiple and simultaneous submissions are okay.

PLEASE read and adhere to our submission guidelines... 
* Word format saved in .doc, or .docx
* 12 pt times new roman
* Double spaced
* Absolutely NO extra lines between paragraphs!
* 3K - 8K word count
* Write 'MADAME GRAY POE' along with your name and story title in the header of your email
*The body of your submission email will be considered the cover letter. 
* The submission documents are to be separated and Word (.doc or .docx) documents are to be attached to your submission email. 

 To submit, email your polished story to madame.gray@hellboundbookspublishing.com

- Make sure that you check your mss for grammar and punctuation, use our guidelines to help you:
DOWNLOAD YOUR HBB GUIDE TO GRAMMAR HERE (PDF)

Deadline: September 1st, 2022

NO REPRINTS - ORIGINAL UNPUBLISHED WORKS ONLY

Payment: $5.00 for First Rights

Capped at 120K words in total.

HELLBOUND SCI-FI

HellBound Books Publishing is excited to announce its very first foray into the science-fiction genre.

We are looking for your very best tales of aliens, strange new worlds, fantastic beings from distant planets, space travel, terrifying glimpses of the future, and whatever else your sci-fi mind may conjure up to horrify our readers.

PLEASE read and adhere to our submission guidelines... 
* Word format saved in .doc, or .docx
* 12 pt times new roman
* Double spaced
* Absolutely NO extra lines between paragraphs!
* 4K - 10K word count
* Write 'SC-FI' along with your name and story title in the header of your email
*The body of your submission email will be considered the cover letter. 
* The submission documents are to be separated and Word (.doc or .docx) documents are to be attached to your submission email. 

 To submit, email your polished story to submissions@hellboundbookspublishing.com

- Make sure that you check your mss for grammar and punctuation, use our guidelines to help you:
DOWNLOAD YOUR HBB GUIDE TO GRAMMAR HERE (PDF)

NO REPRINTS - ORIGINAL UNPUBLISHED WORKS ONLY


Deadline: September 1st, 2022

Payment: $5.00 for First Rights

Capped at 120K words in total.

kids are hell!

You don't have to be a parent to know just how horrifying children can be.

We want your stories innocent youngsters turned malevolent (think: The Omen, Children of the Corn, The Midwich Cuckoos, etc.)- the more terrifying the better!

PLEASE read and adhere to our submission guidelines... 
* Word format saved in .doc, or .docx
* 12 pt times new roman
* Double spaced
* Absolutely NO extra lines between paragraphs!
* 4K-10K word count
* Write 'KIDS' along with your name and story title in the header of your email
*The body of your submission email will be considered the cover letter. 
* The submission documents are to be separated and Word (.doc or .docx) documents are to be attached to your submission email. 

 To submit, email your polished story to theresa.matthews@hellboundbookspublishing.com

- Make sure that you check your mss for grammar and punctuation, use our guidelines to help you:
DOWNLOAD YOUR HBB GUIDE TO GRAMMAR HERE (PDF)

Deadline: 30 June 2022

NO REPRINTS - ORIGINAL UNPUBLISHED WORKS ONLY 

Payment - $5.00 for first rights.

Capped at 120K words in total.

 

in celebration of splatterpunk

Another venture into new genre territory for HBB! We know just how much our readers just love their horror stories gushing with blood and spattered with buckets of gore, severed limbs, and disembodied viscera, so here's your opportunity to scare them rigid and knot their stomachs with your most horrifying tales of death and destruction.

PLEASE read and adhere to our submission guidelines... 
* Word format saved in .doc, or .docx
* 12 pt times new roman
* Double spaced
* Absolutely NO extra lines between paragraphs!
* 4K-10K word count
* Write 'SPLATTERPUNK' along with your name and story title in the header of your email
*The body of your submission email will be considered the cover letter. 
* The submission documents are to be separated and Word (.doc or .docx) documents are to be attached to your submission email. 

 To submit, email your polished story to submissions@hellboundbookspublishing.com

- Make sure that you check your mss for grammar and punctuation, use our guidelines to help you:
DOWNLOAD YOUR HBB GUIDE TO GRAMMAR HERE (PDF)

Deadline: 31 July 2022

NO REPRINTS - ORIGINAL UNPUBLISHED WORKS ONLY 

Payment - $5.00 for first rights.

Capped at 120K words in total.

vampires and such

In celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the first publication of Dracula, the grandaddy of them all, we are courting vampire stories of all kinds.

So, send us your very best vampiric tales - gothic, contemporary, speculative - chill our bones and have us panic-buying garlic and wooden stakes...

PLEASE read and adhere to our submission guidelines... 
* Word format saved in .doc, or .docx
* 12 pt times new roman
* Double spaced
* Absolutely NO extra lines between paragraphs!
* 4K- 10K word count (although we are incredibly flexible for awesome stories!)
* Write ''VAMPIRES' along with your name and story title in the header of your email
*The body of your submission email will be considered the cover letter. 
* The submission documents are to be separated and Word (.doc or .docx) documents are to be attached to your submission email. 

 To submit, email your polished story to submissions@hellboundbookspublishing.com

- Make sure that you check your mss for grammar and punctuation, use our guidelines to help you:
DOWNLOAD YOUR HBB GUIDE TO GRAMMAR HERE (PDF)

Deadline: 31 May 2022

Payment - $5.00 for first rights.

Capped at 120K words in total.

Beautiful Tragedies 3

A Dark Poetry Anthology.

Following the close of submissions for Volume Two, we are now accepting submissions for Beautiful Tragedies 3, an anti-romance poetry anthology. Give us your darkest nights, your most pain- filled and heart wrenching moments in prose.

PLEASE read and adhere to our submission guidelines...

* Word format saved in .doc, or .docx
* 12 pt times new roman

* Double spaced

* Write 'BEAUTIFUL TRAGEDIES 3' along with your name and poem title in the header of your email

*The body of your submission email will be considered the cover letter.
* The submission documents are to be separated and Word (.doc or .docx) documents are to be attached to your submission email.
* Please include real name and pen name in submission

 To submit, email your polished story to submissions@hellboundbookspublishing.com

Make sure that you check your mss for grammar and punctuation, use our guidelines to help you:

DOWNLOAD YOUR HBB GUIDE TO GRAMMAR HERE (PDF)

This anthology is for exposure only, your chance to show us - and our readers - what ya got!

Deadline: Submissions will close once the anthology is full.