Submissions for Swords & Sorceries Volume 3 will open on the 1st August and close on the 31st October 2021
Payment is £25 per story regardless of
length, plus a contributor's copy. The book will be published as a
paperback and ebook. If a hardcover version is published we will pay an
additional £25. Contributors can also buy extra copies of the book
through us at cost price.
Please send your submissions as attachments (doc or docx) to:
You can send in more than one submission, but we will not accept more than one story per writer.
Although we prefer original stories we are prepared to consider reprints. Just inform us where and when it was previously published.
You can send in simultaneous submissions, but please let us know at once if your story is accepted elsewhere.
There is no limit on the size of submissions.
rejections and acceptances will be sent out by email at the end of the
first week in November. Please don't enquire about your submission
Your story should be sent as an attachment, headed:
"Submission - Swords & Sorceries 3"
And good luck!
To get a better idea of the kind of stories we are likely to publish in this anthology check out volumes 1 & 2:
The contents of Volume One are:
THE MIRROR OF TORJAN SUL - Steve Lines
THE HORROR FROM THE STARS - Steve Dilks
TROLLS ARE DIFFERENT - Susan Murrie Macdonald
CHAIN OF COMMAND - Geoff Hart
DISRUPTION OF DESTINY - Gerri Leen
THE CITY OF SILENCE - Eric Ian Steele
RED - Chadwick Ginther
THE RECONSTRUCTED GOD - Adrian ColeThe cover and all the interior artwork is by Jim Pitts.
The contents of Volume 2 are:
The Essence of Dust by Mike Chinn
Highjacking the Lord of Light by Tais Teng
Out in the Wildlands by Martin Owton
Zale and Zedril by Susan Murrie Macdonald
The Amulet and the Shadow by Steve Dilks
Antediluvia: Seasons of the World by Andrew Darlington
A Thousand Words for Death by Pedro Iniguez
Stone Snake by Dev Agarwal
Seven Thrones by Phil Emery
The Eater of Gods by Adrian ColeIllustrations by Jim Pitts.
Other than for Swords & Sorceries: Tales of Heroic Fantasy Parallel Universe Publications is officially closed for submissions at the moment.