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Saturday, March 21, 2020

The Other Stories seeks horror short stories

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If you think you’ve got what it takes to terrify, scar and haunt our audience of 10,000 daily listeners,
then we want your stories!

If accepted, we'll get our fantastic narration team to lend their voices, our editor will sprinkle some
magic pixie dust on the track, and you could have your story heard by thousands of listeners each week.

Upcoming themes:

(Vol 53.) Fire; deadline 30th March.
(Vol 54.) Big Brother; deadline 13th April.

  • Stories must be 2,000 (10% tolerance +/-)
  • Save stories in a Word document - Times New Roman font, size 12
  • Include a 1-2 sentence log line for your story at the end of the document
  • Title your email with the following syntax: SUBMISSION | STORY TITLE | THEME | WORDCOUNT (e.g. SUBMISSION | THE MARTIAN | SPACE | 1,982). Failure to do this may result in your submission getting lost in the avalanche of spam we receive every day
  • Ensure that your name and an email address are somewhere on the document
  • Stories must fit an upcoming theme
  • By submitting your story to us, you are confirming that you are the original creator of the
  • story
  • We will consider entrants whose work has been entered and published elsewhere, however please ensure you state where and when your story has been used elsewhere on the document
  • You will be allowed to place one call-to-action for your own work at the end of the episode.
  • Be sure to include this at the end of your document, underneath the log line
  •  Payment per accepted story is 5USD to be paid on the 1st of the month following publication via Paypal. All rights remain with the author

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