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‘In The Bleak Midwinter‘ is diet milk magazine’s annual micro/flash fiction call. Thirty-one pieces will be selected and posted daily throughout December. Think of it like a eerie advent calendar.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2021

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 1 x per year.

Fiction Temp Closed

Dates:
Will be open to submissions from 01 October 2024 12:00 AM UTC (in 212 days) through 31 October 2024. 3
Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General GeneralSubgenre: Gothic.
Fantasy FantasySubgenre: Gothic.
Horror HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Gothic.
Romance RomanceSubgenre: Gothic.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Dark, Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words; Up to 3 pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Pay ranges from Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No UnknownText format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 11 Jan 2024
Last Audited: 26 Oct 2023 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 11 Jul 2022

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