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New Markets Update April 2018: The Working Zealot's Guide to Gaining Capital in Pre-Apocalyptic America


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The next update of Aswiebe's Market List will be after 5/15/2018.
Permanent link to this newsletter in the archives: http://www.aswiebe.com/writing/archive2018.html#041718

Thoughts in Passing

Task management! I'm working on all the pre-release bits for my upcoming novella, The Unkindness of Ravens. I have a paper to-do list. I have a writing to-dos spreadsheet. I'm trying (and liking) Trello, an online visual to-do board that lets you pin things to different lists. I have a longform document for my publishing timeline. And of course, I have all kinds of reminders in my regular Google calendar.

If I ever figure out The One System To Rule Them All, I'll let you know!

What I've been up to lately, writing-wise:

Working on getting everything lined up. I'll have a couple of things to announce in May!

Things Shiny or Useful
Archive of all shiny or useful links: http://www.aswiebe.com/writing/shiny.html  

My Self-Publishing Timeline: https://www.dianehester.com/index.php/blog/item/95-2016-08-18-07-25-28

Publishing: Everything the Indie Author Needs to Know about ISBNs for Self-published Books: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/isbns-for-self-published-books/

Writing Tips: Using a Comic Relief Character for More Than Comedy: https://www.thecreativepenn.com/2018/02/23/using-a-comic-relief-character-for-more-than-comedy/

Featured Market

Cockroach Conservatory Vol. 1: The Working Zealot's Guide to Gaining Capital in Pre-Apocalyptic America pays $.06/wd for ...

Weird stories about cults, capitalism, working stiffs, and weirdos. We like bizarro. We like horror. We like our sci-fi and fantasy on the weirder side. We like humor. Think Joe R. Lansdale. Think Victor Pelevin. Think Brian Keene. Think Jessica McHugh. Really. This is a loosey-goosey guideline. The title obfuscates as much as it reveals. We know. It was done on purpose. Cults! Murder! Capitalism! Take it and run.

Basics: weird, up to 3,000 words, no reprints, pays $.06/word. Issue 1 due:6/5/2018. Guidelines: https://cockroachconservatory.blogspot.com/search/label/Updated%20Guidelines.

Market List Updates
To see all the details about these new listings and what they're looking for, as well as hundreds of other listings, go to Aswiebe's Market List and download the latest version of the spreadsheet.


Name What they want Pay Per Word Flat Pay (Lowest) Website
Galaxy's Edge SF and fantasy $0.070
http://www.galaxysedge.com/submissions/
Working Zealot's Guide to Gaining Capital in Pre-Apocalyptic America, The ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY - DUE 6/5/2018 All genres, esp. SF/F/H, themed to capitalism, weird, bizarro, and cults $0.060
https://cockroachconservatory.blogspot.com/search/label/Updated%20Guidelines
Vastarien Horror and dark surrealism $0.050
https://vastarien-journal.com/submission-guidelines/
Dread: A Furry Horror Magazine ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY - DUE 6/1/2018 Flash fiction horror with anthropomorphic main characters $0.020
https://www.sinisterstoat.com/
Bizarro Sideshow Podcast, The Entertaining and weird, all genres $0.010
https://bizarrosideshow.wordpress.com/blog/
Nexxis Fantasy Biannual Anthology - BIANNUAL ANTHOLOGY DUE 3/1 - 7/1 & ?? SF $0.010
https://nexxisfantasy.com/
Year's Best Hardcore Horror ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY - DUE 12/31 Horror, annual reprint, published in the same year $0.010
http://cometpress.us/submission-guidelines/years-best-hardcore-horror/
Beyond the Infinite (Things in the Well Series) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY - DUE 5/31/2018 SF and dark SF
$38.51 http://thingsinthewell.webs.com/submissions
Crossbones & Crosses (Rogue Blades Entertainment) ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY - DUE FALL 2018 Swashbuckling stories themed to pirates and/or crusaders
$30.00 https://roguebladesentertainment.submittable.com/submit
Wizards in Space All genres of writing
$30.00 https://wizardsinspacemag.com/submit/
Changelings & Fairy Rings ONE-TIME ANTHOLOGY - DUE 6/1/2018 Fairy-themed
$5.00 https://threedropspoetry.co.uk/submissions/call-for-submissions-changelings-fairy-rings-an-anthology-of-nature-spirits-elemental-creatures/
Luna Station Quarterly Fantasy, science fiction, creepy horror by women writers only
$5.00 http://lunastationquarterly.com/submissions
Schrodinger's Mouse - DEAD MARKET Hard SF or SF themed to ethics $0.020

Sockdolager, The - DEAD MARKET Adventure fiction in all genres $0.020
http://www.sockdolager.net/submission-guidelines/


Keep writing, keep submitting, and good luck!

Abra Staffin-Wiebe, Compiler of Lists
Aswiebe's Market List
Abra Staffin-Wiebe's Author Website



Aswiebe's Market List Details
* Aswiebe's Market List is a searchable, sortable spreadsheet of paying fantasy, science fiction, and horror markets. This way it's easy to find, for example, only horror markets that accept reprints greater than 10,000 words. For more information on what it is and how to use it, see About Aswiebe.com's Market Spreadsheet.
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