INK STAINS January 2018 issue update, call for subs: April, 2017

Abandoned Building Art

The last couple of months have been busy on the Ink Stains January 2018 issue. It hasn’t been easy finding pieces that ring my bell for this anthology–I’m looking for that specific something that’s intangible, really; pieces that are making a specific statement about decay that isn’t the same statement that any of the already accepted pieces have made. So far, though, I’ve been lucky! Since the last update, contracts have been signed to publish:

“The Depths,” by Elizabeth Allen

“Stikini,” by Travis D. Roberson

These will be joining:

“As We Rot,” by Taro Turner

“Black-Hooded Caller,” by Pablo Patiño

“The Mating Habits of the Late-Adopting Smoker,” by Dorianne Emmerton

I’m still on the hunt for a few more pieces, depending on length—and I have until June to do it. As noted, the emerging theme is turning out to be decay (grief counts as part of this). If you’d like to submit, follow the guidelines here: http://www.darkalleypress.com/inkstainsanthology/

About kristipetersenschoonover

A ghost story writer who still sleeps with the lights on, Kristi Petersen Schoonover’s fiction has appeared in many magazines and anthologies; her traditionally published books include a short story collection, THE SHADOWS BEHIND. She was the recipient of three Norman Mailer Writers Colony Residencies and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College. She serves as co-host of the DARK DISCUSSIONS podcast, as founding editor of the dark literary journal 34 ORCHARD, and is a member of both the New England Horror Writers and the Horror Writers Association. Follow her adventures at kristipetersenschoonover.com.

Posted on April 10, 2017, in Horror Stories, News, Short Stories and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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