Suction Cup Dreams: An Octopus Anthology 1

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SUCTION CUP DREAMS: An Octopus Anthology, features ten to fifteen short fiction stories dealing with the most fascinating and noble of marine lifeforms, the octopus. We welcome all subgenres and forms of fiction, spanning genres and styles, from romance, historical fiction, crime dramas, to sci-fi horror. We are looking for short stories which either showcase or are inspired by the octopus as a central theme.

Suction Cup Dreams: An Octopus Anthology

Audience

Country of Publication

Unknown United States

Publication Media & Frequency

E Electronic PublicationOne-time publication.
P Print PublicationOne-time publication.

Fiction Closed

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
G GeneralOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Historical, Magic Realism, Slipstream.
F FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Bizarro, Retrofuturism.
H HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres.
M Mystery/CrimeOpen to all/most Subgenres.
R RomanceOpen to all/most Subgenres.
S Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Bizarro, Retrofuturism, Science Fiction Horror.
T Suspense/ThrillerOpen to all/most Subgenres.
O Open to all/most Genres
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Absurdist, Dark, Humorous.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Short Story1,000 - 7,500 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
T to S Pay ranges from Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No OK Unknown OKText format submissions
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Dates

Date Added:
03 Nov 2011
Last Updated:
02 Feb 2012