Amok: Asia-Pacific Speculative Fiction
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Solarwyrm Press is seeking short speculative fiction stories for its tentatively titled “Amok” anthology. The main requirement is that stories must be set somewhere in the Asia-Pacific region — from India to Hawaii, and everything in between (as far north as Mongolia and south as Australia/New Zealand). For the purposes of this anthology, speculative fiction is defined as science-fiction, fantasy, or horror, set in the real world, with elements that go beyond our current most-agreed-upon view of the world. Alternate history (e.g. What if Korea won the space race?) is also acceptable, and stories may be set in the past, present, and/or future. Do you have a story where the Japanese had a zombie army that invaded the Philippines in World War II? A future-tech story with China as the main world power? A love affair between a mermaid and a Hindu in India? A ghost haunting a Muslim family in Malaysia? A dystopian New Zealand, where they’re the only country that survived the apocalypse? These are the types of stories we have in mind. Hopefully these ideas help inspire you. Don’t feel constrained to them!
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Publication Media & Frequency
|Electronic Publication ||Electronic Publication||One-time publication.
|Print Publication ||Print Publication||One-time publication.
|Fantasy Fantasy||Open to all/most Subgenres, including: Contemporary, Urban Fantasy.|
|Horror Horror||Open to all/most Subgenres.|
|Science Fiction Science Fiction||Open to all/most Subgenres, including: Alternate History.|
- Open to all/most Styles.
|Short Story Short Story||1,000 - 7,500 words.|
|Novelette Novelette||7,500 - 8,000 words.|
- We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) Token payment (under 1 US cent per word).|
| OK|| No|| No|| Unknown|| No||Text format submissions |
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Last Updated: 01 Dec 2013
Date Added: 01 Aug 2013
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