https://aurelialeo.com/dominion-an-anthology-of-speculative-fiction-from-africa-and-the-african-diaspora Deadline: Dec 31 2019 You get paid! POETRY: Any length paid $50USD per poem. FICTION: 1,000-17,500 words paid $0.08USD per word for the first 1,000 words, and $0.01USD above 1,000 words. REPRINTS: Any length of poetry paid $15USD and 1,000-17,500 words of fiction paid $0.01USD per word. "We want authors and poets from the … Continue reading Call for Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora
Colonists to a planet of ever shifting borders of water and earth wage war. Land settlements push land foam into the sea, and sea settlements bury them back through the power of suffering army magicians. But there is a third party, with their own side to the war, breathing the planet's unfiltered air. Stats 2457 … Continue reading This Shall Serve As a Demarcation by Bogi Takács
What drives people to war? If there's a summary of one's life and experiences up to the point where one's action of going to war is justified, then this story is it. Sand, camels, sabres, and water. Stats 6062 words Possible Genres: Dystopia, Near Sci-fi, Short Story Also a podcast of Escape Pod! http://escapepod.org/2019/01/10/escape-pod-662-another-day-in-the-desert/ … Continue reading Another Day in the Desert by Mame Bougouma Diene
A magic system of naming grids and deepnames, countries recovered enough from war to start another, and a healer in a small room who has vowed not to interfere.
Final showdown of 4 teams! This year is much more creative than the last, and I've noticed a trend happening...