Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter Announces its 2019 Anthology SoWest: Ladykillers


ANTHOLOGY TITLE: SoWest: Ladykillers

THEME: Ladykillers
All stories must take place in Arizona and are to involve a “lady killer.”

SUBMISSION FORMAT: 4000 words maximum. Times New Roman, 12 point font. Double spaced with paragraph indents. Word .doc format (not.docx). These are blind submissions, present your name on the first page only. Subsequent pages must be numbered.

QUALIFICATIONS: You must be a 2019 member of Sisters in Crime national and the Desert Sleuths chapter. Only members are eligible and this will be strictly enforced. [Not a member? Join Now!]

SUBMIT: The deadline is midnight, January 7, 2019. You may submit up to 2 stories, but if both are selected, only one of them will be included in the anthology.

Email your story for consideration to: – Attach your story to the submission email.

Subject Line for your submission: Desert Sleuths 2019 Anthology Submission

AUTHOR COMPENSATION: Ten dollars ($10) or one (1) copy of the printed anthology.

PUBLISHING RIGHTS: DS Publishing, on behalf of the Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter, retains the first publishing rights and non-exclusive worldwide printing and electronics rights to the accepted stories. The copyright remains with the author.

PUBLISHING FORMAT: The anthology will initially be published in print with copies available for authors to purchase and give as gifts. Later they will be available in eBook format. Both formats will be available from Amazon.

Submissions Open NOW & Close  Midnight January 7, 2019

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Denise Ganley

Author: Denise Ganley

Writer. Vegan. Pluviophile. Past Desert Sleuth VP. & Professional Beta Reader. Below pics: With fellow Desert Sleuths Sue Flaig, Shannon Baker, and Maegan Beaumont at the Tempe Book Festival 2017. Me selling Anthologies at WriteNow! 2016. With International Best-Selling Author Clive Cussler at WriteNow! 2017.