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Leadership Gone Right
Farthest Star Publishing

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Unlock the power of imagination with Farthest Star Publishing's inaugural open call for short story submissions, themed “Leadership Gone Right”. Are you ready to explore the uncharted territories of leadership in science fiction, fantasy, and horror? We're seeking gripping tales that envision a world where leadership takes a different path, where heroes and anti-heroes emerge in unexpected ways. From galactic leaders to mythical monarchs and supernatural rulers, your story should transport us to new realms where leadership shines brilliantly or takes a haunting turn. This is your chance to craft a story that reshapes the very essence of authority. Submit your most inventive and captivating short stories and let your vision of “Leadership Gone Right” light the way for readers everywhere.

We invite storytellers of all dimensions to contribute their tales of leadership reimagined, as we venture into futures and realms where heroes rise to meet the challenges of their worlds with wisdom, compassion, and courage. Or where villains use cunning and guile to crush all opposition.

In this anthology, we seek stories that challenge traditional notions of authority, showcasing leadership that is energetic, inspirational, and transformative. From utopian spacefaring societies to mythical kingdoms and beyond, "Leadership Gone Right" invites you to envision leaders who empower and unite, forging paths only they can see toward a future only we can imagine.

Are your protagonists visionary captains guiding their starships through the cosmos, or mystic rulers who harness arcane forces to preserve an empire? Perhaps they are benevolent AI overlords overseeing realms of technology, or rebel leaders who inspire change through their unwavering principles. Let your imagination soar as you explore leadership's potential in these imaginative settings.

We're on the hunt for tales that captivate, provoke thought, and transport readers to distant worlds where leadership can stand as a beacon of hope, or as the last dim lamp before darkness. Whether you're an established author or a fresh voice in the speculative fiction landscape, we invite you to share your unique perspective and contribute to this compelling anthology.

Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Nov 13, 2023 thru Jan 24, 2024 (Ends 45 days from now)

Market Genres
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
Less than 1 cent/word

7500 to 8000 words
Less than 1 cent/word

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
Less than 1 cent/word

7500 to 8000 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: 16 November 2023

Last officially checked: 16 November 2023

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