Mar 29, 2021
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Submissions will open for issue 4 of Frost Zone Zine on April 5. The guidelines and terms do change from issue to issue so please read - frostzonezine.com/submissions.
Some of the changes for issue 4:
token payment for short stories above 2500 words is being increased by a couple of dollars
new non-paying opportunities, will be free to read on the website: drabble, and flash fiction
no poetry this time (FZZ loves poetry, but more on that in a future post).
no print copy option for payment this time - it's a logistics thing. This type of compensation could resume when/if Frost Zone Zine changes to small print runs.
drabble and flash fiction will be published on the website, not necessarily in the e or paper books. (Some selections might be).
short stories will be published in the books, not necessarily on the website (Some selections might be).
the issue is not themed, but seasonal (summer) settings are welcome.
The expected publishing date for issue 4 is early-mid June.
Submissions for issue 5 of Frost Zone ZIne will open in July.
This will be the last issue of 2021. (The winter issue will be published in January),
Issue 5 is the right one for any autumn or early winter, seasonal or holiday-themed stories.
The plan is to publish issue 5 online (SOME content), eBook, and print-on-demand paperback.
The expected publishing date for issue 5 TBD closer to that time.
The submissions period for issue 6 is TBD. The issue will be published in 2022, and the print format may be changing or may be discontinued. also TBD.