The Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths- Seeking Submission for Fifth Anthology SoWest Crime Time
The Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter will be presenting our fifth anthology and we invite you to submit a short story for consideration. The 2011 anthology, SoWest So Wild, was voted one of the Best Anthologies of 2011 by Suspense Magazine and Finalist at the 2012 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards.
*Title: SoWest Crime Time
*Theme: Murder/Thievery/Revenge. Stories are to be exclusive to the crime fiction genre. Timeframe may be contemporary, historical, or in the future. Story must be set in Arizona.
*Word Count: 4,000 words maximum.
*Formatting: Double-spaced, 12 pt, Times New Roman Font, saved as a Word doc file.
*Deadline: Blind submissions will be accepted until Midnight (Arizona time) February 10, 2013.
1) Writer must be a current member of National Sisters in Crime: https://m360.sistersincrime.org/frontend/portal/SignupOptions.aspx AND Desert Sleuths: http://desertsleuths.com/?page_id=19.
2) Original, unpublished stories only.
3) Up to two stories may be submitted for consideration.
*Tentative Release Date: August 17, 2013 at the Desert Sleuths’ Write Now! 2013 Conference.
*Publishing Formats: SoWest Crime Time will appear in trade paperback print (available on Amazon) and E-book formats (approximately 6 months after publication of Trade Paperback release).
*Publishing Rights: DS Publishing, on behalf of Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter, Inc., will retain first printing rights and non-exclusive worldwide reprint and electronic distribution rights to accepted stories.
*Compensation: $10.00 or one complimentary copy.
Please send your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org. Attach your story as a Word doc file to the email. Subject Line: DS 2013 Anthology Submission.
Questions? Contact email@example.com.
Thank you and good luck!
Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter