Saturday, October 20, 2012

Geek Girls With Guns: Call for Submissions


Geek Endowment Krewe will be publishing an anthology for our charity this year. In continuing with this year’s theme, Geek Girls With Guns, you may use any interpretation of this title as you wish with a strong female making a difference. Special preference will be given to stories that include special needs children overcoming challenges. Our charity was founded to make a difference in the lives of challenged children, and we are looking for inspirational and moving stories that will make a difference in people’s perspective of reality and life. We would like submissions from any and all sci-fi and fantasy genres. Yes, this can include romance, steampunk and gothic horror. Non-fiction will be accepted but is not preferred. Submissions should be able to pass the Bechdel Test.

Submissions must be double spaced and submitted no later than January 31st, 2013. Submissions should be no longer than 7000 words. Anything longer will be deemed ineligible. Submissions must be emailed to cheri@geekgirlswithguns.com. There will be no financial compensation for your submission as this is a charity work. This charity is the Geek Endowment Krewe and proceeds will benefit challenged children in need. Find out more about our organization at www.geekgirlswithguns.com or on our Facebook fan page www.facebook.com/geekgirlswithguns.