|The entrance to the museum/ex women's ward.|
|One of the guard towers. See that razor wire? On the other side of that wall are the real convicts.|
|The gas chamber, which they disassembled, moved out of the prison, and reassembled outside the women's ward.|
|A movie filmed in the prison about a real prison break from there. Note the slogan!|
|This probably amuses me more than it should. The iron horse was for prisoners to lean over for...corporal punishment?|
The current fall submission window for Jamais Vu closes July 15. Horror and thriller. Pays $.05/word. Short fiction, book & film reviews, poetry, and non-fiction.
Lamplight's fall reading period ends July 15. Pays a flat fee of $150 for short fiction, $50 for flash. Dark fiction.
Horrified Press has an anthology call out with the theme We Come in Peace. 1000-6000 words (flash or short fiction). Deadline July 15. Pays in royalties. Also closing July 15 is an anthology with the theme Biohazard--same requirements/details as above.
The Bearded Scribe Press is seeking submissions for their first anthology, Twice Upon a Time. They're looking for twisted fairy tales (see list for those already covered). Will pay royalties and a copy of the book. Deadline July 15.
Mystery & Horror, LLC has two anthology calls out with deadlines of July 15. One is History & Horror, Oh My! and the other is History & Mystery, Oh My! They want it to have taken place at least 50 years in the past and to be historically accurate. Up to 8000 words. $5 advance, plus royalties.
Cleis Press is seeking stories for their anthology, In Vikings' Arms: Erotic Romance for Women. Historical erotica. Deadline July 15. Pays $50 and 2 copies of the book.
FireGoat Fantastic Tales is seeking fairy tales, folklore, fables, and speculative fiction. Current deadline July 15. Pays $10 per story. 500-5000 words.
Belladonna Publishing is seeking stories for their anthology Strange Little Girls. Deadline July 15. Pays $120 flat fee, plus 2 hard copies of the book and 1 e-book copy. 2000-8000 words.
Tethered by Letters has multiple publications seeking seeking all manner of things. Noteworthy: Short stories, first chapters, and screenplays. Published online, with possibility of being in the annual anthology. The Bolide: flash fiction. Tethered Tidings: celebrity author interviews. The Phantom Script: poetry. Collective Perspective: community writing project. Always open for submissions. Payment unknown. They also have a contest with a deadline of July 15. $10 entry fee. $400 first prize.
Mash Stories has a quarterly writing contest. Current deadline is July 15. 500 words written to a prompt. No submission fee. Winner receives $100, publication on the website, a podcast made from your story, and publication in their magazine. No entry fee. The current three words are monkey, cathedral, and relativity.
Any of these of interest? Anything to share? Publication news? Ever visited a prison?
May you find your Muse.