Category: announcements

Nominations Closed for 10 Weird Writers to Save Us All in 2019

Public nominations for Weird Writers to Save Us All in 2019 are officially closed! We are compiling the list of nominees now, and we’ll post the results as soon as we’ve selected the winners. We deeply appreciate everyone who took the time to vote. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to acknowledge your favorite

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Call for Nominations: 10 Weird Writers to Save Us All in 2019

Yes, it’s back! Last year’s 10 Weird Writers to Save Us All in 2018 was an absolute success, and many of the featured writers ended up in our debut anthology, Mannequin: Tales of Wood Made Flesh. We’re hoping even more readers and fellow writers turn out this year to nominate their deserving peers. One of

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Mannequin: Tales of Wood Made Flesh

We are finally nearing the release of our debut anthology, Mannequin: Tales of Wood Made Flesh, inspired by the long-standing sub-theme of the uncanny prevalent in the works of Thomas Ligotti and Bruno Schulz. Somehow, we were able to enlist an extraordinary array of authors for this release, as you’ll see in the image below.

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Mannequin: Tales of Wood Made Flesh

We’ve been announcing it sporadically on social media, and it’s about time we brought it up here. Silent Motorist Media is officially set to publish a debut anthology at the end of February, 2019. If you’ve happened to notice our open call for submissions for a second anthology, Orgy of the Dumb, you might be tempted to

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Orgy of the Dumb Anthology Cover Reveal

So here it is, the official Orgy of the Dumb cover: In case you missed the ruckus, we’re currently accepting submissions featuring 1,000 to 4,000 word stories of “normal” people doing stupid things and leading to bad, dangerous, or downright frightening situations. We’re looking to close submissions around January 1st, so submit soon! We don’t

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What’s New at Silent Motorist Media?

If things have seemed a bit quiet around here for the past few days, it hasn’t been for a lack of activity on our end. In fact, we’ve been hard at work with a slew of new projects and site additions for you. Some of these we can’t quite announce yet. The purpose of this

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The Last Drug Trial on Earth Cover Reveal

Today, we’re revealing the cover of our first-ever Silent Motorist Media book publication, The Last Drug Trial on Earth, by Justin A. Burnett. Yes, we’re moving slowly into the realm of book publications. We have a few more surprise releases in store for you, including a hitherto unannounced anthology that we’re certain you’ll enjoy, but

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10 Weird Writers to Save Us All in 2018

Here is our highly-anticipated list of “10 Writers to Save Us All in 2018.” “Save us from what?” you ask. We’re not entirely sure. What we do know is that an unexpected number of writers and readers alike sent us impassioned demands to recognize writers across the independent and small-press spectrum, and that the Silent

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SMM on Patreon!

That’s right, SMM now has a Patreon page! For those of you who can’t get enough of SMM, our Patreon is the place for you. Remember that Silent Motorist Media is an ad-free space; we also insist on paying our writers. That means we depend on support from readers like you to keep things going.

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