The Best New True Crime Stories: Crimes of Passion
Deadline October 1 (must be received by this date). Author and anthology editor Mitzi Szereto is seeking original true crime stories for the fifth volume in her true crime franchise, The Best New True Crime Stories: Crimes of Passion, Obsession and Revenge. Submissions should be unpublished narrative nonfiction, 4,000-7,000 words, about individuals who have resorted to criminal means because of love, passion, obsession, jealousy, betrayal, etc. Stories can take place anywhere in the world and be from any time period. Material can cover a wide range of crimes. First-person accounts are welcome from writers with a connection to their cases. Tell us something new, offer a different viewpoint or angle to the story. Material must be meticulously fact-checked before submission, including dates, names, locations, etc. See previous volumes in her series for ideas, as subjects already covered in these volumes cannot be considered. Payment is $130 for accepted pieces.
Published: November 5, 2020