Submission / Advertising
Blood Moon Rising is the magazine for all things 'horror' We are also the aspiring writers and artist showcase. We are always looking for new talent for our Fiction, Poetry and Art Departments. Blood Moon Rising is now an online publication that can be read through our main web site at www.bloodmoonrisingmagazine.com and click on the cover to view the magazine. All stories published will be in this new publishing format and NO printed copies will be sent out by mail. All writers and artist will be told of the issue that their work will be in and when that issue will be coming out so they can check it out on the website.
Short stories and poems sent to Blood Moon Rising will NOT be removed from the magazine ONCE PUBLISHED by us for any reason. It's unfair to our readers and to other writers to lose a chance in an issue when we need to retract your fiction. By our acceptance of your work for publication, you agree to have your work published by our magazine, in the online issue as well as the pdf version and stay there until the end of publication of the particular issue which your work is in. If this is an issue, then we respectfully ask you to Not Submit it to us in the first place. All magazines published by us are kept for archival purposes indefinitely. As of this date, 11/15/2010, this policy will be in place.
Part 1: Short Stories
1) We will accept all kinds of horror fiction, from vampire tales to "slasher" stories and anything is between (but it must not overuse profanity or other foul language. Violence is okay without going into the torture porn area.
2) Submissions should only be sent by email to email@example.com. All submissions should be standard manuscript formatted. Double-spaced, with one inch all around margins and 2500 words or less. Story title and name of author should be above story. Name of author, mailing address and email address should be placed in left hand corner. If possible, send it on Word or Wordpad (standard on most computer) to ensure being able to open it.
3) You can also submit a short author bio of about 50 words to be put along side your contribution. This is optional
4) Only one story per author per issue.
If accepted, you will be notified in which issue and date when your submission will appear. There will be no financial compensation for any submissions. We do give out a complimentary pdf issue your work was in after it is taken offline.
With the acceptance of your work, you agree that we will publish your work in our online issue in addition to our pdf version of our magazine. Once you have been accepted and published, it will not be removed. All magazines published by us are kept for archival purposes indefinitely.
We now have a backlog of stories, so any short stories submitted will be in our Oct. 2024 issue. If space becomes available in an earlier issue, we will let you know.
Part 2: Artwork
Blood Moon Rising is looking for sick, disturbing artwork for its Nightmarish Gallery Department. We will accept horror-related artwork of any kind with the exception of nudity and extreme graphic violence.
1) Artwork should be sent as email attachment. But remember to include your name and address as part of the attachment. Send all artwork submissions to: DemonicLord64@aol.com. Multiple submissions are allowed.
2) If accepted, you will be notified in which issue and date when you submission will appear. We do not pay for any stories we accept. You will receive a complementary pdf issue your work was in after it is taken offline.
3) You can also submit a short author bio of about 50 words to be put along side your contribution. This is optional.
Part 3: Horror Articles
We are looking for articles on horror movies and TV shows as well as any bios of Actors, Writers and Film Makers. We want articles on horror collectibles (toys and stuff) Halloween Masks and Models. Just horror, not Stars Wars of science fiction. Any articles on doing home made horror makeup or How to articles on making items for Halloween or for the general disturbed prankster. Send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Part 4: Poetry
We are open to all forms of poetry but since this is a horror magazine, we like something from the dark side or horror related. So no sunshine happy stuff please. Dark, sad, and sick stuff is what we are looking for. Send submissions to email@example.com
We have a backlog of poems so any poems accepted will be in our Apr. 2024 issue.
Part 5: Books and Films for Review
If you have a new book coming out or movie to be previewed, we are always looking for independent books and movies. That is what we are all about and always looking for selections for Bloody Book Reviews, Behind the Screams and for reviews and interviews.
Call us old fashioned but we prefer books we can hold. Films should be on DVD.
Please contact D.W. Jones at the email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any books accepted now will be reviewed for the Apr. 2024 issue.
Part 6: Advertising
For placing an ad onto our website, please provide a clean camera-ready copy of the ad you want. Send request to email@example.com
Rates for publishing ads
Ad for 6 months: $100.00
Ad for 1 year: $200.00
Blood Moon Rising reserves the right to accept or deny any ad that is to be published on the website