Dark Dispatch: Redemption Submissions($50 + Publication)
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Dark Dispatch: Redemption Submissions($50 + Publication)

Dark Dispatch is a pop-cultural site devoted to all things dark: dark fantasy, science fiction, horror, and crime.

They accept fictions but also feature reviews, news, articles, and commentary about books, movies, television shows, games, events, and podcasts



Submission Deadline

January 5, 2021

Eligibility for Dark Dispatch: Redemption Submission

  • Speculative fiction writers from anywhere in the world
  • No age restrictions
  • No entry fee

Submission Guidelines for Dark Dispatch: Redemption Submission

  • Submission should revolve around the theme and genre should be one of the following:
  1. Dark fantasy
  2. Science fiction
  3. Horror
  4. Crime
  • No reprints
  • No multiple submission
  • The document should be submitted as a .doc or .docx file only

Document Format:

  • Times New Roman or Arial
  • 12 pt font in black text
  • Double-space
  • First-line of each paragraph should be indented half an inch (using the format tool not by striking the space bar 5 times)
  • One space after the end of a sentence.
  • Email submission to darkdispatchsubs@gmail.com
  • The subject of the email should be “Fiction Submission_Submission calls_Story title_Word count” e.g., Fiction Submission_Redemption_Angel in red_1974 words

The email should include the following

  • A brief bio of no more than 80 words (do not include a list of all your publication credits)
  • Verification of a PayPal account as this is the only mode of payment
  • Indicate if this is a simultaneous submission
  • Verification that the first worldwide English publication rights for the work is available

 Prizes for Redemption Submission

  • $50 via PayPal
  • Publication

Tips on how to write speculative fiction can be found here

Good luck!


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