And . . . It’s Out!
As said just below (January 28), things move fast with SNM HORROR MAGAZINE. And, as of today, the “February free-for-all, non-themed anything goes” issue is live. Not only that, but as their email announcement goes on to say, “Interestingly enough, even though we didn’t specifically call for it, almost every story features horror erotica, which basically embodies what SNM Mag represents. Yes, sex still sells! Most presses frown on explicit sex, strong language and adult themes or rated “R” material, but with us, it’s almost a requisite — and we offer no apologies for it! Dare to be different, dare to be bold; that’s what it takes to be a leader and stand out in the crowd. So we start off the New Year with a bang!”
The issue consists of two parts, “Issue 51” and “Issue 52,” with eight stories in all in which my story, “Stealing Candy,” in which a not-very-wholesome young man pays a memorable visit to a run down city park, takes the third spot in the second half. To read it for yourself, just press here, then scroll down like mad past the two stories that appear ahead of it. But read them too, as well as the fourth (after you’ve finished “Stealing Candy,” of course), and, if you want to see more, the other four stories can be found by pressing here.
As for the next issue, to come in April (deadlines for SNM HORROR are the 20th of the month preceding an issue, in this case March 20), the theme has been announced as “April Adolescent Antichrists.” I can’t make promises, but I’m not at all sure I’ll have anything to even submit to this one.