We're looking for excellent general audience furry stories on the theme
"legend." Submissions should be under 12,000 words, no
lower limit. If you have an excellent story, but you're not
sure it fits the theme, give it a try. We can be flexible on
"legend," but all stories have to be furry. That means an
anthropomorphic animal figure should be significantly featured in your
story -- it could be anthropomorphic in body or only
intelligence. We'll consider any type of furry fiction from
secret life of animals to fox in Starbucks -- as long as it's excellent.
Please send submissions as an attached .doc, .docx, or .rtf file in
Standard Manuscript Format to ROARanthology(at)gmail.com
with a subject line that reads: SUBMISSION: "Story
Title" - word count.
(For an example of Standard Manuscript Format, see this essay by William Shunn.)
Multiple submissions -- Keep it reasonable; two or three stories at a time is probably okay; ten isn't.
-- Yes, but include information about where the story was previously
published. We're more interested in stories that will be new to
the majority of our audience.
Simultaneous submissions -- No. If you send a story to us, please don't send it anywhere else until you
hear back from us.
Response time -- Most final decisions won't
be made until after the deadline, but all stories should receive a response by March 1st.
Paymet -- 1/2 cent per word and one contributor's copy on publication.*
Deadline -- February 1st, 2016
Expected release date -- July, 2016
The ROAR anthologies are a FurPlanet
production. The editor for ROAR 7 is Mary E. Lowd, who also edited ROAR 6.
mainstream sf/f/h markets may pay higher rates, 1/2 cent per
word is currently standard in the furry genre. Hopefully, it
possible to increase the standard rate in the future. For
mind that publishing in ROAR does use up a story's first rights;
subsequent publications of the story would only be reprints, which are
not accepted by most markets and often receive lower pay rates when