We are currently calling for submissions for a series of horror anthologies – The A-Z of Horror. The series will be based on a variety of themes and will consist of twenty-six books in total. We are looking for short horror stories, between 4000 and 8000 words, on each of the themes listed below. You may submit to more than one book, but we will only include a maximum of one story from each author, in each book. Being accepted into one book does not guarantee acceptance into one of the others.

The story must be your own work, to which you hold the rights. The story must not be available elsewhere and, if accepted, we will hold the rights to it for three months from the date of publication. After that time, you may use the story however you wish.

Submissions for each book will remain open until full.

Any sub-genre of horror is suitable, even extreme, so long as the story fits the theme of that book and does not include anything which may unnecessarily cause offence (glorification of child abuse, rape, bestiality, etc.).

Payment for the story will be £10, to be paid by PayPal, as well as a contributor’s e-book of the finished book.

Please send submissions in a Word document (ideally Times New Roman 12pt, single spaced) to with the title of the book you are submitting to in the subject line. Please ensure you have included your name on the Word document. If you have any queries, feel free to get in touch using the Contact page. We aim to respond to submissions within 6 weeks of receipt, but feel free to get in touch if you haven’t heard back within this timescale. Payment will be made when the book is full. Good luck!

A-Z of Horror_AA is for Aliens – NOW FULL

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A-Z of Horror_BB is for Beasts – NOW FULL

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A-Z of Horror_CC is for Cannibals – NOW FULL

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A-Z of Horror_DD is for Demons – NOW FULL

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A-Z of Horror_EE is for Exorcism – SUBMISSIONS CLOSED







A-Z of Horror_FF is for Fear – Submissions opening June 1st. Deadline July 31st.

What frightens you the most? Dare to write about it? We’re looking for short horror stories set around common fears, be that clowns, spiders, heights, claustrophobia, etc.





G is for Genies – Not yet open for submissions

Forget the Genie from Aladdin. Think about wishes gone wrong, a disobedient genie, or even from the perspective of a disgruntled Djinn.

H is for Halloween – Not yet open for submissions

Halloween is the perfect time for horror and all we ask is that the stories take place on All Hallows Eve – the details are entirely down to you.

I is for Internet – Not yet open for submissions

We need short horror stories exploring the dark side of the Internet – think online dating gone wrong, killers for hire, cyber bullying etc.

J is for Jungle – Not yet open for submissions

The jungles are harsh places for humans to try to survive in; who knows what creatures you might encounter?

K is for Kidnap  – Not yet open for submissions

Being kidnapped must be a pretty terrifying ordeal – we’re looking for stories that convey that feeling of terror but we’re also looking for diversity. Think about who is being taken and by whom, are the kidnappers even human?

L is for Lycanthropes – Not yet open for submissions

Where werewolves turn on a full moon, lycanthropes are not as restricted. This opens up to more possibilities as they may turn at the most awkward moment, leading to terrifying carnage.

M is for Medical – Not yet open for submissions

Think surgery gone wrong, sadistic nurses, organ trafficking, creepy doctors etc.

N-Z to follow….