The first photo is November 25; the next three are last night.
Now for some links.
Bundoran Press is seeking science fiction stories for Second Contacts, an anthology. They want to hear what happens fifty years after first contact. 3500-6500 words preferred, but they'll take up to 10,000. Pays $.02/word. Deadline January 15.
Jamais Vu is currently open to short stories, poetry, nonfiction, book reviews, and film reviews. Short fiction should be 2000-4000 words. Pays $.05/word. This submission window closes January 15.
LampLight Quarterly is open for submissions. Flash fiction up to 1000 words or short fiction between 2000 and 7000 words. Pays $50 for flash, $150 for short. Deadline January 15.
It's Really 10 Months is seeking stories about pregnancy for an anthology. 1000-2000 words. Payment will be $100. Deadline January 15.
TTA Press has three publications seeking short stories. Interzone publishes science fiction and fantasy; Black Static publishes horror and dark fantasy; Crimewave publishes mystery and thriller. Up to 10,000 words. Pay unknown.
Dual Coast Magazine is taking submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, and photography. Up to 2000 words for fiction. Token payment.
Grand Magazine is taking submissions. Articles up to 450 words. Token payment.
Monster Hunter Quarterly is seeking novellas. Each story must feature a monster. 17,000-30,000 words. Royalties.
Sci-Fest is holding the Roswell Award for Short Fiction. Science fiction stories of up to 1500 words. First prize will receive $1000. Deadline is January 15.
Highlights Magazine for Kids is holding a fiction contest. They should be mysteries. Stories up to 750 words. Three prizes of $1000 will be awarded. Deadline January 31.
Really Slow Motion: Of Mist and Magic is a contest that combines music and flash fiction. Brought to us by Samantha Redstreake Geary, Epic Music Vn, and Really Slow Motion. Listen to the song selection and write your own re-imagining of a classic fairy tale in 500 words or less. Deadline December 15. Winner will appear in the anthology. A variety of other prizes are being rewarded, as well.
Have you seen any glorious sunsets lately? Any of these publications or contests interest you? Anything to share? Publication news?
May you find your Muse.