Pen YOUR thrills and chills in Anthology XI

It’s time again for turmoil and the howling of dark gods!

Anthology XI invites writers to submit tales set in the universe of Warhammer 40,000. We’re looking for 2,000 – 8,000 word stories exploring the lesser-told lives of individuals living in the nightmarish future of repugnant cities, enigmatic aliens, and harrowing horrors out of time and space.

What is Short Fiction?
Short Fiction provides readers with a chance to dive into a new world with limited time, and they provide writers with a chance to have their work seen. The short story is an exercise in brevity, tension, and technique.

These stories provide an opportunity to glimpse characters and lives from the far reaches of the galaxy – many of which would never have the opportunity to be told.

How do I submit?
For more information on how to submi, and to read the submissions guidelines, head over to or discuss your ideas in the Cold Open Stories Discord.

Best wishes to everyone who enters, happy new year, and happy writing!

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