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Crimson Quill Quarterly

Just as the classic pulps continue to bring attention, praise, and droves of new readers to legendary writers such as Robert E. Howard, H. P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, and Edgar Rice Burroughs, Crimson Quill Quarterly wishes to bring attention to budding authors of the Sword & Sorcery, Dark Fantasy, and Grimdark subgenres of fantasy fiction.

We appreciate creativity and talent equally and would love to see well written stories driven by developed and intriguing characters and invigorating action that unfolds throughout the plot. While we are not looking for stories that "reinvent the wheel", we appreciate originality above all else.

Original tales of nail-biting peril faced down by a fearless protagonists reliant upon their mental might as much as their physical prowess to achieve their goals and overcome their enemies in action packed tales told in no more than 10,000 words.

Market Submission Schedule
  • Temporarily closing for submissions on Oct 31, 2023 (Begins 34 days from now)

Market Genres

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words
2 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words
1 cent/word

Short Story
2000 to 7500 words
Less than 1 cent/word

7500 to 10000 words
Less than 1 cent/word

Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Not Allowed
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Translations: Original Language Only

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Listing added: 29 August 2023

Last officially checked: 29 August 2023

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