Issues of the Underground Writers zine released in 2020 – that’s issues 29, 30, 31 and 32 – will not be themed. Instead Underground Writers will be exploring genre writing. The first issue for 2020 will be in the genre of Romance.
Romance can use any number of settings, styles and themes, but must have two central elements at its forefront:
- a love story centring around individuals falling in love and struggling to make their relationship work; and
- an emotionally satisfying and optimistic ending in which the individuals are rewarded for their struggles with emotional justice and unconditional love.
Word limits: up to 40 lines for poems, and 2000 words for short stories, flash fiction and reviews. Please only submit one piece of writing per issue.
Closing date for submissions: Sunday 15 December 2019.
For more information about the romance genre, and to read Underground Writers’ submission guidelines, please head to their website.