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The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Anthology Series
MX Publishing

Note: this is a shared-world anthology.
Note: an unspecified portion of royalties is donated to Undershaw School

All submissions should be completely Canonical, and written as if they could have appeared alongside the original stories in The Strand magazine. There can be no aspects of parody, no actual supernatural encounters, and no anachronisms or references to modernized television shows that use Holmes’s name. Events established in the original stories can’t be revised or replaced – for example, a new and different first meeting between Holmes and Watson won’t be accepted. No major characters can be killed or damaged – put them back on the shelf for the next author as you found them when you’re done.

Market Genres

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
6000 to 7500 words

7500 to 10000 words

Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Unknown Policy
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Translations: Original Language Only

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Listing added: 17 May 2023

Last officially checked: 17 May 2023

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