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Fall/Autumn 2019 Submissions Announcement

Posted by Maria Tissot

We are very excited to announce 3 new calls for submissions which will open in October and November! As these are for different projects, with different requirements, please read through the details for each of them carefully before submitting your stories and make sure to include the project name in the subject of your email. 

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Topics: Short Stories, submissions, Call For Submissions

Stoker's Wilde longlisted for The Guardian's 'Not the Booker' Prize - How to Vote

Posted by Maria Tissot

We are so excited to announce that Stoker's Wilde, by Steven Hopstaken and Melissa Prusi has been longlisted for this year's Not the Booker prize! Three books will be chosen from the list by popular vote, with three others being added by the judges, so we really need your vote! As the voting system is not a simple 'click here to vote', we thought we'd give you a step-by-step on how to vote!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, book prize

FLAME TREE PRESS | July Releases | Upcoming Titles

Posted by Maria Tissot

We have some great titles coming out in the next few months, so we wanted to talk about them here! We have yet another amazing Flame Tree Horror from Jonathan Janz and from JG Faherty. We also have a new Thriller/Crime novel from Faye Snowden being released soon! Check out today's blog for more details about everything we have coming up over the next couple of months!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Science Fiction, crime fiction

FLAME TREE PRESS | July Releases | Tim Waggoner Q&A

Posted by Maria Tissot

In the last of this month's Q&As with our July authors, we have Tim Waggoner. He talks the best and worse things about being an author, his inspirations and writing advice! 

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction

FLAME TREE PRESS | July Releases | Kenneth Bromberg Q&A

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For today's July author Q&A, we have Kenneth Bromberg. He talked about inspirations for American Dreams and what's next! Make sure you check in for more Q&As with the authors of our July releases. 

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles

FLAME TREE PRESS | July Releases | Jonathan Janz Q&A

Posted by Maria Tissot

Starting this month's author Q&As, we have Jonathan Janz. He talks about his favourite satyr stories, influences of the book and what's to come! Be sure to check in tomorrow for more writing inspiration!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Jonathan Janz

Short Story Submissions: Detective Thrillers | A Dying Planet [NOW CLOSED]

Posted by Maria Tissot

We are now open for submissions for two exciting new anthologies: Detective Thrillers and A Dying Planet. Due to be published in early 2020, these add to our Gothic Fantasy series, which includes existing titles like Supernatural HorrorRobots & Artificial IntelligenceDystopia Utopia, American Gothic and more. Again, we are looking for around twenty to thirty short stories by contemporary writers to complement a selection of classic tales in these anthologies. We are keen to encourage new writers, without prejudice to age, background or previous publication history. It’s the story that matters, and the quality of writing.

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, Short Stories, short fiction, submissions

FLAME TREE PRESS | PRESS RELEASE

Posted by Maria Tissot

FICTION WITHOUT FRONTIERS

London, New York and Ohio based Flame Tree Publishing has just announced the launch of its new trade fiction imprint, FLAME TREE PRESS. With a focus on high quality novels in the horror, crime, science fiction and fantasy genres, FLAME TREE PRESS’ first list will feature award-winning storytellers alongside debut authors.

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Topics: announcement, Flame Tree Press, press release

Short Story Submissions | Alien Invasion and Endless Apocalypse

Posted by Maria Tissot

UPDATE: SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THESE ANTHOLOGIES

Continuing the success of our previous call for submissions, we’re looking for around twenty to thirty short stories by contemporary writers to complement a selection of classic tales in two new anthologies. We are keen to encourage new writers, without prejudice to age, background or previous publication history. It’s the story that matters, and the quality of writing.

Submit by email to 2017@flametreepublishing.com 

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, creepy stories, Short Stories

Gothic Fantasy: Successful Submissions | Agents & Spies; Pirates & Ghosts

Posted by Maria Tissot

 Our 2 newest short story anthologies, Agents & Spies and Pirates & Ghosts, are due for release in October, and we’re delighted to now announce the list of names that will be featured in each book. As with the previous titles in the series, contemporary short stories sit alongside a selection of classic tales from the genre, and once again, the good response to our submissions call ensured we were kept busy with the careful process of reading and selecting the new fiction. With its variety of intriguing cases and daring assignments, the Agents & Spies tome promises a feast of thrilling tales, and, not for the faint-hearted, our nautical themed anthology Pirates & Ghosts drags deep sea horrors out into the open with a smattering of singing mermaids and sinister apparitions to boot.

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, Short Stories, short fiction

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