Ends on October 31, 2018


  • All three elements (the specific words) given for the submission period  (Bolt, Gristle, and Kitchen Table)  must be included in your story to be considered for publication. No exceptions
  • Proofread your work.We must decline pieces that need major editing, even if they are otherwise good. 
  • Please do not exceed 3,500 words.
  • No previously published work.
  • A short third-person bio must be included with your submission.
  • Accepted pieces will be in the journal forthcoming January 1st.