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Troubadours and Space Princesses
Hemelein Publications

Note: author, editor, and artist royalties will be donated to Life, The Universe, and Everything Symposium

The sixth of these anthologies, Troubadours and Space Princesses, is a science fiction and fantasy adventure anthology, created in honor of Dave Wolverton.

At heart, Dave was a storyteller, a spinner of yarns fantastic. To honor his memory and connection with LTUE, we want stories of troubadours, minstrels, and bards teaming up with princesses feisty and bold. We want them to save the kingdom or the spaceship, or maybe only the tavern or spaceport bar, or even just the cat. We want tales of adventure and mischief. But most of all, we want fantasy and science fiction tales with heart, stories of kindness and courage, much like those Dave wrote.

Set your story in a magical fantasy world or in a galaxy far, far away; just give us a warm and happy ending to your adventure. Tell us the kind of story you’d want to hear on a cold winter’s evening gathered at the local inn where the troubadour has come visiting. Tell us the kind of story Dave would love.

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Market Genres
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words

7500 to 17500 words

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Reprints/Originals?: Both

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Listing added: 19 January 2022

Last officially checked: 19 January 2022

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