Saturday, August 24, 2013

Call for Submissions: Got Ghost?

Rocking Horse Publishing is seeking ghost stories set in Missouri for an anthology that will be published this coming October. The deadline is August 30, so what are you waiting for? Scare up a ghost story.

Here is the call for submissions from their website.

Rocking Horse Publishing Call for Submissions

"Spirits of St. Louis: Missouri Ghost Stories"

RHP will be releasing a volume of original ghost stories set in Missouri, based on legend or purely fiction, in October 2013! Potential authors must submit, by August 30,  works of 1000-5000 words plus a short, 30-word bio, and must be age 18 older.

Selected authors will receive two copies of the anthology and a one-time royalty of $25.00. Additional copies may be purchased at a 50% discount plus shipping. Books will be available in both print and E-format.

We want good ghost stories, things that go bump in the night, haunted houses - no werewolves, vampires, or fantasy. No erotica, devil worship, or otherwise sexual or offensive themes.

Please follow regular submission guidelines below, but submit manuscripts to
Thanks to Brad Cook of St. Louis Writers Guild for sharing the link to the submission call-out.


  1. Thanks, Donna. I think I am going to gamble a little on this. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.....

  2. Oh, I've got ghost stories! Wish I didn't, sometimes. They seem to be ongoing. Thanks for the link.

  3. Donna--Thanks for the reminder. I'm with Claudia. I'm going to give it a try--I don't have anything to lose, right?

  4. I submitted a story last week. Fingers crossed!

  5. Hi Claudia,
    You are welcome. I'm working on something and hope to finish it by the deadline.

    Hi Val,
    I love hearing ghost stories, please share.

    Hi Sioux,
    You go, girl!

    Hi Sean,
    Yay! I bet your story will be a winner.

  6. Thanks for the info Donna. I'll go check it out!


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