Call for Submissions from Raw Earth Ink

Raw Earth Ink is now taking submissions for their short story anthology.


Hello there short story writers! Want to be a part of an amazing anthology project and see your story published? Raw Earth Ink is opening submissions for this year’s short story collection: Static Dreams – A Dark Anthology from Twisted Minds.

Here are the rules.

  1. Genredark fiction, dark humor, twisted subject matter. Not allowed: horror
  2. Deadline25th August 2019
  3. Submission Length2,500-10k word count, ideally 5,000-9,000 per story
  4. Submission Processemail raw.earth.ink@gmail.com for full instructions and the submission process. Those not adhering to the rules will not be considered.
  5. Publishing Compensationtwo copies of the finished book in paperback format.
  6. Additional points to considerDue to this book’s genre, some stories included may contain vulgarity, slurs, twisted or objectionable humor, and graphic violence. If this subject matter is unacceptable to you, please do not submit your story to this particular project, as we may not be well-suited for one another. (There may be future projects published by Raw Earth Ink which you may want submit to, as this particular subject does not exclusively define Raw Earth Ink.)
  7. If your story is not chosen, do not take this as a reflection of your writing style or story, simply that your story did not fit into this collection.

Have more questions? Email raw.earth.ink@gmail.com

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47 comments

      1. Nah, I was gonna ask who, what, where, so his comment saved me time on asking and you having to respond.
        It sounds really intriguing. Now the question is: Do I have any time that I can allocate towards this? I like submitting original work and not re-fried beans. We shall see. I printed it out and will keep in mind.

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  1. I’m known in my local writing group for having more rejection letters than anyone else. It would really be an honor to break my losing streak with this, and if I am rejected I’ll probably still buy a copy of the anthology when it’s available and keep trying. So wins all around.

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    1. Rejections certainly don’t feel good, but they are so subjective, you can’t put too much weight in them.
      Give it a shot. Last I heard from the publisher is that it’s filling up fast, so don’t wait too long.

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