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PF – Tales Anthology Series Seeking “Tales of the Strange”

September 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


During the open call period, links to accepted submissions methods are included below. The Writer’s Workout accepts submissions via email, Dropbox, and Duosuma.

OPEN CALL through September 17

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Tales of the Strange

This anthology asks you to explore the beautifully weird, the slightly off, and the unusual. Break free from the norm to investigate the strange! 

Edited by Theresa Green

Theresa is looking for well-developed concepts, inviting storytelling, clear description, and an occasional laugh to break the tension. Genre is yours to play with*. Pieces will be reviewed and writers contacted on a rolling basis during the call.


Submissions must be in English and include the required Title Information.

Try to keep your submission under…

7,500 words for fiction

50 lines for poetry

Times New Roman or Arial, size 10 or 12, single spaced

Indented paragraphs except for poetry

Empty margins on all four sides

Empty line for scene breaks

Tip: Keep your formatting simple!

The Writer’s Workout uses industry standard formatting; it’s designed to let the work shine without extra flourishes and unnecessary efforts. 

You can find great examples of industry standard formatting in a traditionally published book.

Title Information

Entries must include this Title Information in this order at the top of the document body, aligned left: 

Name or Pseudonym, email

Entry Title


Word or Line Count 

If your submission was previously published, please let us know where below your word/line count.​

Accepted file types: .doc, .docx, .odt

Submit via email OR Dropbox OR Duosuma.

Live, unlocked Google Docs or Microsoft Word links are accepted via email (submissions [at] writersworkout [dot] net). Set your document permissions to “anyone with the link can [comment or edit]” so we can collect it. We will not request access and we are not responsible for locked docs.


September 17
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Tales Anthology Series


The Writer’s Workout
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