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SpeKulativeTM Stories Anthology Series

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Anthology Status Update

March 2020

 

Automobilia is closed to submissions.

 

We have accepted outstanding works by Bruce Holland Rogers, Marge Simon, Bruce Boston, WIlliam F. Nolan, Kevin David Anderson, Juleigh Howard-Hobson, Gerri Leen, and Dean H. Wild, among a dozen others in the US, Canada, and the UK.

Due to the cost of permissions the publication of Automobilia has been moved again. WE are shooting for late 2020. This is frustrating to many, us included, but we want the book to be as good as possible to get serious reviews in the trade publications.

We've already paid out $3,000 in flat fees for accepted stories and poems. As additional funding becomes available we will be able purchase the rest of the stories that we are currently holding for inclusion. The remaining permissions will cost about $5,000.

The book cover design will be posted here once completed. The Table of Contents will also be posted too, as contributor Dean Wild suggested.

- The Editors

 

Fequently Asked Questions ...

 

Q: Are multiple submissions allowed?

A: Yes.

 

Q: Do you consider previously published stories and poems?

A: Yes. Please tell us where the piece was first published so we can include that information on the copyright page of the book should we choose your work.

 

Q: What is the planned rating (G, PG, PG-13, R, X, XXX) of the eventual anthology?

A: We are shooting for 13+ since we want to appeal to young readers and adults alike. We want to encourage young readers to become life-long readers. Think the writing level of the masters who are beloved by all readers: Ray Bradbury, Richard Matheson, E.A. Poe, Ben Bova, Arthur C. Clarke, Daphne du Maurier, and of course more modern writers who avoid gore, gratuitous sex, and foul language. If you think you have a great story that crosses into the R rated territory send it anyway. If the scenes or language are excessive and we want the story we will ask you to tone the work down in a rewrite. While we, as writers, are sensitive to perceptions or fears of censorship, re-writing to fit a great story into a PG-13 market is not an unreasonable request. Remember Robert Heinlein's 4th rule of professional writing: "Rewrite to editorial demand."

 

 

 

 

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