Horror Short Markets

If you’re anything like me (e.g. a neophyte writer without a clue how to sell a story), you may not know a whole lot about finding places to submit your work.

Somewhere along the line, I received access to WritersMarket and figured “Great. Now I’ll find lots of places to submit to.” Well, now that I have stories to submit, it turns out that WritersMarket isn’t really giving me all that many leads for submission.

Over the past couple of days, I have found some better (free) sources for market information. So far, I have only looked for information on markets for horror shorts, but have found a ton more than I did at WM.

I also found this great blog post by Michael Bracken about marketing short stories: Market-First, Write-Second.

I hope these links are helpful and wish you the best of luck with your submissions.

EDIT: I will add new market resources as they are pointed out to me, so please let me know if you have a link that should be included!


  1. Ralan.com is a great source for spec-fiction and horror markets.

    1. Thanks for the heads-up and thanks especially for My Little Corner … an amazing resource!

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