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Maintain the North An Epic Mountie Adventure Anthology 0

A project of Alternating Current Press (see other related projects).

Do not submit here! This project is permanently closed to submissions (September 2019). We provide the following information as an archive.

About

Whether you are a firm believer that a Mountie always gets his man, can’t resist Canadian politeness, or simply grew up with adventure books, Renfrew of the Royal Mounted, Nelson Eddy, or Due South, we want your fiction, slashfic, fanfic, histfic, pulp, and adventure stories for an anthology about the epic mythology and folklore of the Mounties. We’re looking for sagas, epics, adventures, detective stories, (light) romance (not erotica and not purely women’s fiction), literary work, parodies, and maybe surreality or the fantastical if you hit us in the right bone. We’re not seeking work about modern-day RCMP or Canadian police forces; we want stories of the mythologized past, the cowboys of the North, the daringness of the NWMP from the Norfolk Jacket to the Red Serge, the stories as big as Wild Western lore and legends. We’re not seeking nonfiction or poetry, nor true stories unless they are grandly fictionalized. We want heart and humor and adventure and darkness and fun and depth and personality. Kudos for the human condition, diversity, strong females, overarching metaphors and allegories, deeper meanings and morals. We are not seeking work aimed at children. Do not use characters outside of the public domain if you’re playing off someone else’s source material.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2019

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationOne-time publication.

Fiction Closed

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionNo specific word count limits known (our definition: up to 1000 words).
Short Story Short StoryNo specific word count limits known (our definition: 1000 to 7500 words).
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Unknown payment Unknown payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No OK Unknown OKText format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 30 Sep 2019
Date Added: 13 Aug 2019

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