Sword and Mythos opens to subs
The Sword and Mythos anthology opens to submissions today, closing February 15, 2013. Sword and Mythos is an anthology paying professional rates (5 cents per word), looking for short fiction of up to 5,000 words that combines the pulp genres of Cthulhu Mythos with sword and sorcery. Stories can be sent in English, French, or Spanish. Cover artwork is by Nacho Molina Parra.
At any rate, I didn’t want to do a long post about this, but I thought I’d show you the cover if you haven’t seen it. The artwork is by Nacho Molina Parra:
If you haven’t started on your story, here are some images for inspiration:
And for those who want some chain-mail bikinis…the closest you’ll get to that are these 19th century topless duelists. Yes, apparently there was a time when women crossed swords without their shirts. Why? “Insignificant injuries in duels often became septic due to strips of clothing being driven into the wound by the point of a sword.”