Issue #8 Coming October/November 2019



Trick or treat, smells like meat. Your doggie looks so good to eat. If you don't, your nightmare, it's your soft flesh I will tear. It's Halloween! Give us your best story--anything goes--as long it's involved with Halloween in some way!

Submission Period

Submissions window Opens July 15th, 2019. Notice: Any submission sent to us for this issue outside of the submission period will be deleted unread. 

Deadline: September 15th, 2019

Reading Period

September 15th-September 29th.

Release Date

October 31st, 2019



We will accept unpublished short stories of any genre as long as they are dark, sinister, or eerie in tone. Stories must contain a minimum of 1000 words and not surpass 5000 words. Please submit all stories to In the subject line please write, “HALLOWEEN – Title of your story.” In the body of the email, please include a 50-100 word bio about yourself and your contact information. All stories must be submitted as a .DOC or .DOCX file. All other file types will be deleted without being read. No simultaneous submissions.


Non-Fiction is the same as Fiction, just of the non-fiction variety. Please email us a pitch of your article before you write it. Please send all article pitches to In the subject line please write, “Non-fiction – Title of the piece.”

Book Reviews

Book Reviews should be at least 200 words and not exceed 1,000 words. Please make sure that the book review you send us falls in line with our style. We publish Strange and Sinister fiction – it is very unlikely that we will publish your review of romance or YA fiction.

Please send all book review submissions to Please write, “BOOK REVIEW – Title of book” in the subject line of the email. In the body of the email, please provide us with your name (people do forget this), a short synopsis of the book (not exceeding 50 words), along with links to where we can find/purchase the book.


Comics should not exceed 12 pages. The comics can be in black and white or color, but we do not accept works-in-progress or pages that are penciled and not inked. Not all comics have or need dialogue, but we are not accepting comics that intend to be lettered and are not. To put it simply, all submissions must be COMPLETED.

In addition to short comics, we also accept comic strips. These too, must be completed.

Please send all comic submissions to Please write, “COMIC – Title” in the subject line of the email. In the body of the email, please provide the names of the creators (writer, penciler, inker, colorist, letter, etc.), as well as a brief description of the comic.

Comics should be sent as a .PDF file. Any attachment of a different file type will be deleted and unread.

Please keep in mind that all comics that are accepted for the print of the magazine will have to be sized to 8.5” x 11” (while retaining proper dimensions).

You must own all the rights to all work you send.

Cover Art/Artist Showcase 

To Be Announced.


To Be Announced.


Have something you'd like to advertise? Ad Space will be available, please contact for more details.

Stay tuned!

In the coming months we will have more exciting news and announcements coming your way!

Next Steps...

Do you have a story that fits our theme? Perhaps some Artwork, a Book Review, Creative Non-Fiction piece, or a Comic that fits our requirements?

Polish it up and get ready to submit when the submission window opens on July 15th, 2019!