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October 2022 calls for submissions
Horror Writers Association • Whether you’ve been writing spine-tinglers for years or are brand-new to the genre, this organization has a lot to offer horror lovers.
Nightmare • Send your thrilling and chilling poetry, nonfiction, and fiction – including flash – to this monthly horror and dark fantasy magazine.
Broadening the Bookshelves • This month, we’re focusing on Southeast Asian literature.
Talk to the Practitioner: Sunisa Manning
2022 Fall Book Preview • The temperatures may be dropping outside, but publishing’s busiest season is just heating up. Start making room on your bookshelves now: Here are 20 of the season’s biggest fiction and nonfiction titles for adults headed your way this fall.
True scares • THREE WRITERS REVEAL THE PSYCHOLOGY BEHIND HORROR WRITING.
HOW TO WRITE THEMATIC HORROR • A guide to successfully weaving themes into your spine-chilling fiction.
Postscript • The magazines in this section are a small sampling of what the industry has to offer. Find more market listings at writermag.com.
THE MONTH AHEAD
Think small • Many writers think only of the big-name magazines as outlets to publish their work. But smaller magazines that specialize in a niche market are often looking for solid writers to contribute to each issue. Here is how you can narrow your focus:
Will Know • Good prologues set up the narrative in the pages that follow by giving the reader information they won’t otherwise be getting.