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Sunday, December 6, 2020

Lycanthropy seeks submissions

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Submission Deadline: Jan 1, 2021, end of day.

Lycanthropy
Aphotic Realm Issue # 12
Theme: Self-explanatory. Animorphs with a bloody twist. Be creative.

Reading Period: Jan 2nd- 17th.

Target Release Date: March 15th, 2021

All contributors of accepted submissions will receive $10 token payment or a physical copy of the magazine.

Submission Period

The submissions window is Open for all three themed issues until their respective deadlines noted above. Notice: Any submission sent to us will NOT be read until the READING PERIOD for that issue has begun--please see the above dates. Any stories submitted AFTER the submission window has closed (without prior consent from someone on the Aphotic Realm Team) will be deleted unread.
Submissions

Fiction

We will accept unpublished short stories of any genre as long as they are dark, sinister, or eerie in tone. Stories must contain a minimum of 1000 words and not surpass 5000 words. Please submit all stories to submissions@aphoticrealm.com. In the subject line please write, “JUSTICE – Title of your story," “KAIJU – Title of your story,” or “LYCAN – Title of your story.” In the body of the email, please include a 50-100 word bio about yourself and your contact information. All stories must be submitted as a .DOC or .DOCX file. All other file types will be deleted without being read.

No simultaneous submissions. 

Poetry *NEW*

We will accept unpublished Poetry. It should be macabre; grotesquely fantastical. Horror meshed with sci-fi sensibilities, supernatural, gothic, and fantasy heavy on imagery, theme, but no gratuitous sex for the sake of shock. Anything deemed dark and full of dimension. Form can be any kind, but if sending rhyming poetry, be sure to follow the rules for any structure chosen. No more than 60 lines, but longer poems will be considered if they warrant a second look. Please submit all Poems to submissions@aphoticrealm.com. In the subject line please write, “POEM - JUSTICE – Title of your poem," “POEM -KAIJU – Title of your poem,” or “POEM - LYCAN – Title of your poem.” In the body of the email, please include a 50-100 word bio about yourself and your contact information. All Poems must be submitted as a .DOC or .DOCX file. All other file types will be deleted without being read.

No simultaneous submissions. 

Non-Fiction

Non-Fiction is the same as Fiction, just of the non-fiction variety. Please email us a pitch of your article before you write it. Please send all article pitches to submissions@aphoticrealm.com. In the subject line please write, “Non-fiction – Title of the piece.”

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