The Fog Horn, a new digital-only literary journal, is seeking submissions of short stories in any fiction genre, whether traditional, speculative, or experimental. Submissions must be unpublished and written in English. Suggested length is 1,200 – 8,500 words.
Entry Fee: NONE
Deadline: March 31, 2014 for next issue
Payment: $1000 per story
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In 1996 Rachel Whitelock escaped the war in Zaire with a secret that could change the lives of millions. Now she is going back to Africa to oversee covert trials of the genetically modified crop that came from that discovery.
But someone is waiting for her.
Ex-warlord Ato Jelani has waited eighteen years for her to return what she took, but he doesn’t want it to feed the people. With the power this crop has, he can restart the war.
Hunted across the jungles of Bengara, Whitelock must pull off a daring plan that could make or break her career… and change the course of a nation.
GM, the thriller by Alan Porter, is available at Amazon.com and Amazon UK.
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