For all you mystery writers out there, here's a paid submission opportunity from Linda Fisher, publisher of Mozark Press.
Mozark Press is seeking short mystery fiction for the popular Shaker of Margaritas series.
This issue is called A Shaker of Margaritas: That Mysterious Woman.
For this anthology, the editors are looking for mysteries with female protagonists.
Send them your cozies, soft-boiled mysteries, suspenseful tales, capers, or whodunits with a strong emphasis on character, plot -- but most of all good old-fashioned storytelling.
Submission deadline: July 25, 2014
Word Count: Between 2,000 and 3,500
Approximately 20-25 stories will be selected for the anthology
Previously unpublished work only
One entry per person
Keep it clean - PG stories only
Upon publication, authors will be paid $20
Authors whose work appears in the book will be given a one-time opportunity to pre-purchase books at 60% of retail price + postage.
Author will receive one free copy of the book with his/her story in it -- if author pre-purchases a minimum of one additional copy at the author’s discount.
Electronic submissions only
E-mail to publisher@Mozarkpress.com with subject line: "That Mysterious Woman"
Click here for the complete submission guidelines and publisher's tips for success.
From personal experience, I can attest that Linda is a thorough editor who does a top-notch job with any project she is involved.
Good luck if you submit!