In case you haven't heard, there is a new publishing collective that has recently emerged from the OSR by the name of Pulp Mill Press. This new publishing group is the brainchild of the talented guys behind the blogs The Dwarven Stronghold, Gothridge Manor, The Rusty Battle Axe and Tales from the Flaming Faggot. Their goal is to help revitalize the Weird fiction genre by publishing anthologies with newly penned tales of the Weird written by up-and-coming authors.
To kick things off, it has been announced that the first anthology published by Pulp Mill will be titled, Libram Mysterium. Here is the blurb from the announcement:
During the golden years of pulp fiction, mighty heroes wielded ancient swords, power-mad sorcerers imperiled their souls and their sanity seeking forbidden lore, two-fisted heroes battled opium-crazed arch-villains, cosmic horrors shattered minds and worlds, and xeno-archaeologists sifted the ruins of Martian civilizations.
These are the stories that we at Pulp Mill Press love best and hope to revive in a series of forthcoming fiction anthologies. We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting submissions for our first anthology: Libram Mysterium. This anthology will contain the best pulp-inspired sword & sorcery, sword & planet, and weird horror stories.
While we aren't currently looking for science fiction stories, pending the success of Libram Mysterium, we plan to publish a follow-up volume of science fiction, Libram Scientifica.
Libram Mysterium will remain open to submissions from now until September 1st, 2013. Please refer to our submission guidelines page for more information on how to prepare and submit your stories. Thrill us, chill us, and enthrall us; we look forward to hearing from you!
This is right up my alley, and it should strike a cord with anyone even slightly enthusiastic about Gygax's Appendix N suggested reading list for AD&D. I may even try my hand at penning a tale, if I can somehow muster the time and energy to do so. (This stay-at-home dad gig is killing me!)
Good luck to the guys at Pulp Mill Press, and good luck to all the writers out there who decide to submit their stories!