Re: New mystery anthology
- I don't know if any of my William Blackstone Wildman detective
stories is good enough, but you might want to have a look before I go
and RTF any as per instruction.
(My own favorites are Lady FitzFirbolg's Parrot, The Mystery of
Abbot's Tower, and The Sincere Spy.)
--- In GAdetection@yahoogroups.com, "b_ergang" <bergang@o...> wrote:
> Announcing a call for high-quality submissions to a new mystery
> anthology, tentatively titled Murderers Unknown. Murderers Unknown
> will be edited by Barry Ergang and Thomas Fortenberry.
> Mystery, but open to style whether hard- or soft-boiled, historical
> (Roman, Victorian, etc.), SF (e.g., Larry Niven's Gil Hamilton
> tales, or Asimov's mysteries), fantasy (e.g., Randall Garrett's
> Darcy series), horror, western, or any form of genre "crossover."
> We would like to feature a new generation of strong protagonists,
> traditional or atypical detectives in the police investigator,
> private detective, or even talented amateur range. Stories must
> honor the spirit of the Golden Age mystery, in which a solidly-
> plotted mystery unfolds to solution through investigation, though
> the clues are valid and revealed throughout. That is, the mystery
> must be honestly solvable and the author must "play fair" with the
> readers. We are not looking for impossible, magical, illogical
> trick endings.
> Submission details: Email submissions Rich Text Format (.RTF)
> only. Length: 15,000 words maximum (include your word count).
> Manuscripts should be submitted via email to the editors with the
> heading "Murderers Unknown mystery anthology." Submissions should
> include the author's name, address, email, and a brief (50-words
> maximum) biography. For format clarity: Any scene break in text
> should be indicated with centered asterisks. Italicized words must
> be underlined. Use Courier New 12-point font.
> Deadline: January 1, 2004.
> We look forward to reading your work.
> The Editors,
> Thomas Fortenberry
> Barry Ergang