APRIL 2023 SUBMISSION THEME: Captain Jack Sparrow style pirate heroes – The loveable rogue who avoids violence in preference to parlais, attains what he wants using his wit and shrewd, calculated charm…and more than a little luck. Dark and funny tales win the Black Pearl…uhm spot in Dark Moments.  No copyright infringements, please

This theme will be open for submissions from 1st APRIL 2023 and will close midnight 30th APRIL 2023 (last place on Earth).  Submissions received outside of this timeframe will not be read.

You must include the theme in your email subject (as shown above). Reading will start once the submission period has closed.

The BEST 12 drabbles will be chosen for publication in MAY/JUNE 2023, and will be the first in the YEAR FIVE annual print publication.

Word count : EXACTLY 100 words, excluding title and pen name
Author eligibility : Open to all.
Reprints : Not allowed
Simultaneous Submissions : Not allowed
Multiple Submissions : One per pen name, per theme << IF YOU SEND MORE THAN ONE, WE WILL REJECT THEM ALL, UNREAD Publication : Online in Dark Moments.  May be included in a single anthology in print and digital formats at a later date (but within one year of initial publication)
Author compensation : 0.04 USD per word via Paypal
Submit to : darkmoments@BlackHarePress.com