“Pumpkin Patch” © 2009 Kam Abbott, used under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License
For our October issue, we are looking for submissions of short stories and non-fiction that are halloween-themed.
Halloween-themed can mean a lot of things, and we are purposely not being too specific on what that means to us, as we want to see your interpretation.
At a minimum, your story needs to be set in October (though an aftermath story set in November would be considered) and Halloween needs to be an integral part of the story.
There are plenty of Halloween tropes that still have some mileage in them, so don’t be concerned with cliche, just worry about telling a good story.
Reading period ends October 4th, 2013