This is a signup for the October 31 issue; the text deadline for the issue is Tuesday, October 18 and the art deadline is Saturday, October 29.
Please reply to this post if you plan to submit a story or artwork for this issue, indicating whether you are interested in contributing to the issue as an author and/or artist, and whether or not you are looking for a collaborative partner. Artists offering to illustrate should provide links to past works as examples of style. Contributors wishing to collaborate with others should respond directly to comments here or through other indicated channels. As always, you don’t have to sign up to participate, and you’re not creating an unbreakable contract by signing up, but it’s always a good idea!
This issue’s theme is ‘Til Death Do Us Part: Our traditionally spine-tingling October issue will have you saying “I do” to making everyone’s Halloween sexier.
NOTE: SSBB’s October issue traditionally waives that general rule that says all stories submitted here should have shiny happy endings. If you still want your characters to wind up happily ever after, go for it! However, if you’re inclined from time to time to take things to more ambiguous conclusions, this is your chance to have an audience that expects you might veer in that direction.
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- Submission Guidelines for Art: Whether you’re illustrating or submitting a standalone piece, here’s what you need to know.
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You bet your buttons I plan to write and illustrate something!
Hell yeah!! I’ll be doing an illustration or maybe wordless comic~
Im busy as heck but! Still can do a lil picture for you if you’re interested! Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org (or on discord)
Here’s a sample of what I can do
Planning to do a story!
I plan to write something. I may already have a draft written. Oops
I said maybe last issue. I’m saying maybe again this one… and hopefully one of these times the maybe ends up a yes?
I’m going to try and get something written for this one!
Brainstorming some ideas now! :D
I’m going to try my best to finish off something spooky for this one!
catch me drawing some REAL weird stuff! also down to collab if people are on the hunt! my work is viewable at: https://kmchro.com !
Hey! Your art is beautiful! I have a completed 1950s noir murder story that I’ve sent to the Editor to see if it’s a fit for this issue. If you’d like to take a look at it as a potential collab, that would be awesome!
i am writing a ghost story for this theme!