DSP Anthology Calls

Welcome to our list of anthologies! Beneath the submission guidelines are the anthologies with open calls.

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Organic Ink: Volume Two (Poetry) (Not Rated)

  • Deadline – September 30th, 2019
  • Publication – December 2019
  • Word Count – Word count limit has been revoked.
  • Theme – There is no theme for this anthology. Poetry about love, hate, greed, depression, etc. Haikus, epics, etc.

 

1 lost loveLost Love (Rated R)

  • Deadline – November 30th, 2019
  • Publication – February 2020
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – Nearly everyone has had a lost love. In other words, the one that got away  either due to another person, drifting apart, death, etc. Whether it be the boy next door, a loyal princess, or a supernatural being, all of these stories have two things in common: loss and heartbreak.

Reign of Queens (ROQ) (Rated R)1 reign

  • Deadline – January 31st, 2020
  • Publication – May 2020
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – In these stories, women rule and worlds governed by men are a thing of the past. Whether righteous or downright sadistic, these authoritative female figures shape their worlds for better or worse despite the trials thrown their way.
  • Note: No limitation on genre, setting, etc.

1 organic ink 3Organic Ink: Volume Three (Poetry) (Not Rated)

  • Deadline – March 31st, 2020
  • Publication – June 2020
  • Word Count – Minimum of 2,000 words.
  • Theme – There is no theme for this anthology. Poetry about love, hate, greed, depression, etc. Haikus, epics, etc.

 

Lethal Impact (Rated R)Lethal Impact

  • Deadline – June 30th, 2020
  • Publication – September 2020
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – In this post-apocalyptic anthology, nothing matters except survival. In a world full of humans pitted against each other, how can there be anyone left to trust?

 

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All Dark Places 2 (ADP2) (Rated R)

  • Deadline – July 31st, 2020
  • Publication – October 2020
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – In a world where so many dark things go bump in the night, terror awaits around every corner as these authors take horror stories to the next level.

 

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Fairytale Dragons (Not Rated)

  • Deadline – July 31st, 2020
  • Publication – November 2020
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – A new twist on fairytales with a fresh element: dragons. Each fairytale has been reimagined with these beasts based on the author’s preference. Wise dragons, evil dragons, elemental dragons, oh my! These classic characters will never see this coming.
  • Note: Any kind of dragon is welcome, but they must be present. Fairytales can be from any country and dark or cheerful.

1 last loveLast Love (Rated R)

  • Deadline – November 30th, 2020
  • Publication – February 2021
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – It is rare for soul mates to be discovered early on in life. These characters have begun creating their own fairytale happily ever afters. Whether it be the boy next door, a loyal princess, or a supernatural being, all of these stories have two things in common: everlasting love and loyalty.

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Valiance (Rated R)

  • Deadline – January 31st, 2021
  • Publication – May 2021
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – Female samurai are rarely written in books and are shrouded in mystery. With no limitation on genre, the only special requirement for this anthology is that a female samurai be the main character in each of these stories.

EWExtinct Worlds (Rated R)

  • Deadline – June 30th, 2021
  • Publication – September 2021
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – After killing Earth, humans have been launched into space exploration. Discovering aliens and new technologies, future generations are unrecognizable from the Earthlings that once were. There are a select few who want to go back to their roots, some who will prevent this at all costs, and others who don’t care. Where do your characters fit within the vast universe full of the unknown?

Timeless 2Timeless 2 (Rated PG-13)

  • Deadline – August 31st, 2021
  • Publication – November 2021
  • Word Count – 5,000-15,000
  • Theme – Anything involving a twist on old fairy tales, whether it be the classics or lesser known ones.
  • Note: As long as you keep to the theme and use a fairytale, originality is fully appreciated. Cliff-hangers are more than welcome.

Rogue Tales (RH) (Rated R)1234567

  • Deadline – November 30th, 2021
  • Publication – February 2022
  • Word Count – 5,000-20,000
  • ThemeFairytales will never be the same in this reverse harem anthology. All versions of bedtime stories, folklore, etc are welcome. If unsure, message DSP’s Facebook page.