Open Anthologies – DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED!

I am thrilled to announce the theme and the charity for the upcoming 2015 MDP all for charity anthology.

I lost my son John Skagen July 21st 2014, a week before his 19th birthday, due to complications of diabetes.  Because of this, the charity will be The JDRF Diabetes Foundation – For A World without Type 1 Diabetes.

http://diabetesfoundation.jdrf.com/info/jdrf/

 The title will be “Insulin Shocks!” and the theme will be anything horror related. I would like it if there was a theme of diabetes running through the anthology but that is not totally necessary but appreciated. As a reminder, everything including our costs, cover art, and submissions is by donation. That means not only is this just for exposure, but it does not come with a contributors copy either. Every penny of profit generated by the sales of these books is donated quarterly to the charity.  In fact, MDP matches everything so that 100% of the cover price is sent to the charity! 

Deadline is August 2nd 2015.  3000-10,000 words. Send story or questions to dlbrown.maydecpub@gmail.com

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I am doing a fun project for Christmas…it is called Dear Santa.  I want you to write a Dear Santa letter from…a zombie, or a ghoul, or a vampire, or ghost, or Godzilla, or Jason etc.  What would The Boogey Man ask Santa for?  Send your letters to dlbrown@maydecemberpublications.com by December 20th 2012.  All will be accepted and will be put into a free ebook for Christmas.  If we get enough submissions I will make it into a paperback and will donate proceeds to feed the hungry.  Hurry now, you can send as many in as you want.  Get your neighbors to send them in, get THEIR neighbors to send one in.  Let’s make this a fun project!

 

Since any and all letters are accepted, here is your DEAR SANTA contract.

 

Midnight Movie Creature Feature Vol 2. is now closed

We are still going through the stories for this anthology – The numbers received have just blown us away.  I am hoping to have a TOC ready for you by mid September.  Thank you for your patience but I think you will agree when you see the anthology that the wait was worth it 🙂

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THE GHOSTS OF DC.

This anthology has been cancelled.

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Zombie Lockdown

Zombie Lockdown is now closed for submissions.  We are reading through the stories and will announce the TOC hopefully by the end of the month.  We will keep you updated

Payment for this anthology is a $25.00 per story upon publication.

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The Sick and the Dead 

I am thrilled to announce the theme and the charity for the upcoming annual MDP all for charity anthology. The charity will be The Jim Valvano foundation...http://www.jimmyv.org/ The title will be “The Sick and the Dead” and the theme will be… you guessed it – zombies. However, the hero or protagonist must be a cancer patient or survivor. I realize this may pose some creative difficulties but I have faith in you all. As a reminder, everything including our costs, cover art, and submissions is by donation. That means not only is this just for exposure, but it does not come with a contributors copy either. Every penny of profit generated by the sales of these books is donated quarterly to the charity. Because of the holidays and outside distractions, Deadline has been extended until Jan. 30th 2013. 3000-10,000 words. Send to submissions@maydecemberpublications.com or for questions contact dlbrown@maydecemberpublications.com

 

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E-Lit!!

We are looking for submissions for our new e-Lit line of ebooks.  We are paying 25.00 for accepted horror novelettes of 9000-14,999 words and 50.00 for novellas of 15,000 – 40,000 words.  Send your stories to submissions@maydecemberpublications.com or contact Denise we questions at dlbrown@maydecemberpublications.com

 

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Full Length Novels

If you have a full length  novel, send a query letter and chapter by chapter synopsis of no more than two pages, introducing yourself and  your story.  If interested, we will ask you to send in the first 2 chapters.  If we are still interested we will ask you to send in the complete story,  If your story is accepted, we will send you a contract and more information.

Send your query letters or questions to novels@maydecemberpublications.com with ‘query letter’ in the subject line.

Please send in your submissions using 12 font courier, single spaced.  The title page should contain your contact info and word count.  In the header, you should have page number x of x on the left hand side, the title or shortened title in the middle, and your name and email address on the right.

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Please send in your completed short story but DO NOT send in your completed full length novel until asked for.  If you send in your novel without following guidelines and being asked for it, it will be rejected without being read.

Thank you all and good luck, I look forward to reading your stories.

 

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BEFORE SENDING IN ANY STORY/QUERY, PLEASE READ INFO CONCERNING TODD BROWN, PRESIDENT OF MAY DECEMBER PUBLICATIONS.  EMAIL IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS/CONCERNS contact@maydecemberpublications.com