It’s that time again, Submissions are now open for Volume 4

In Uncategorized on November 29, 2011 at 12:10 pm

Calling for submissions

for Volume 4 of

An Honest Lie

Theme: Petulant Parables

We are accepting submissions in the areas of fiction, well written misadventures from real life, and blatant lies that are fun and entertaining..

We’re looking for …

… the ironies in life

… the serendipity of it all

… the epitome of adventure

… the power of imperviousness

… the pull of naivety

… the view from a different angle

… the mix of mood, moment, and movement

… the wretched truth

… a clever lie

… the humor inside

… the mockery of it all

We’re looking for the perspective.

The subject is up to you.

(Please keep it clean. No political commentaries, testimonials, religious manifestos, or poetry)

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Submissions should be at least 3000 words in length and no more than 6,000 words total, submissions will be disqualified for not meeting minimum or exceeding maximum word count requirements.

All submissions should be sent in .doc,. odf, or in docx format, in a legible 14 pt font, with pages numbered in the top right corner. Please be sure to attach this document  to your email, do not copy and paste the text into the body of your email.

Please include title and author name on all pages submitted.

Include the following information with your submission:

Full Legal Name (with nom de plume)

Email and Regular Mail Addresses


A Short Bio (100 words)

For all other inquiries regarding submission formatting, please visit our FAQ, located under the tab above.

Please also let us know how you heard about us!

Please e-mail your submissions to:

Deadline for Submissions is March 15 2012.

Public engagements associated with this publication are for promoting the book and for promoting you as an author.

Pay for published authors will be based on royalty accrued via sales of merchandise, books sold, and attendance at public engagements.

The most popular author from each anthology will receive a book contract with Open Heart Publishing !

Attendance at public engagements is not mandatory.

All travel and travel associated expenses are author’s responsibility.

Limit of two pieces for consideration unless asked for more.

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We are also seeking illustrators for this and other projects. Please e-mail us at for further details concerning illustrations. Pay structure for original art will be based on the project it is for.

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  1. Sounds intriguing and totally different from most works I have written. I write horror mainly, but branching out maybe a sexy horror spin. I might have just the story with a little tweaking. Hmmm….glad I found your listing, thank you Duotrope.

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