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Raus! Untoten! – Submissions call!


Fringe Works is always trying to find appealing stories that subvert traditional genres. We are currently seeking submissions for an anthology entitled ‘Raus! Untoten’. The story will be published under our KnightWatch Press imprint.

Submission deadline for this anthology is midnight on Monday, 10th June 2013.

As the title suggests, we are looking for stories which involve some combination of Nazis and the undead. Raus! Untoten! is specifically geared to attracting Science Fiction (SF) stories between 2,500 and 6,000 words in length.

Stories can be Steampunk, Diesel Punk or straight alternative-history science fiction. They should involve Nazis and Undead, but this is not specifically limited to Nazis or the classic undead ‘race’ of Zombies.

We are looking for new and original twists on this theme with surprising elements. Be fun but most of all be unique. We expect this anthology will appeal to writers of Science Fiction, Steampunk, Dieselpunk, alternative history and horror.

Raus! Untoten will be edited by father of two, Matthew Sylvester, who has been reading and writing fantasy and SF since he first read the Hobbit at the age of 7. He is author of the critically acclaimed ‘Practical Taekwondo: Back to the Roots’, and has been features editor, technical consultant and a regular columnist for ‘Fighters’, ‘Combat’, ‘TKD & Korean Martial Arts’ and ‘Traditional Karate’, the four leading UK martial arts magazines.

Matthew is currently working on the worlds of Shattered Lands and Faraway, adult steamfantasy and child’s steamfantasy. He is also working on a co-operative project with his eldest daughter.

Submissions should be sent to submissions@fringeworks.co.uk as word documents or rtf files.

Your email subject header should read ‘SURNAME/RAUS/WORD COUNT (include word count)

All submissions should;

Be 2,500 to 6,000 words (max)

Be typed in Courier or Times New Roman 12

Be typed in line with Standard Manuscript Format. Details can be found athttp://www.shunn.net/format/story.html

Include your full details (name/address/telephone number/email address)

Previously published stories will be considered for this anthology. Authors will retain copyright.

Multiple submissions up to a maximum of two stories per author can be submitted.

We will write to you within approximately four weeks of the submission deadline to let you know if you have been successful.

We will pay 12% royalties after cost per story published.

About mattsylvester

Father of two beautiful daughters and married to the beautiful Karen, Matthew has been reading and writing fantasy and science fiction since he first read the Hobbit at the age of 7.

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