In tribute to the many science fiction actors born on October 1 (including Abraham Sofaer, the floating green head from the classic Star Trek episode “Charlie X”) and also to the Swedish theatrical run of Soylent Green, this month’s theme is Little Green Men. Stories do not need to be about aliens or even science fiction. Get creative, in 1200 words or less. Submit your stories by October 31 for a chance to win. Stories can be in any speculative genre.
To learn more about actors, movies and TV shows airing on October 1 visit SciFi History.net.
Entries should be mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org as a .doc, .docx, or .rtf attachment. Please include your name, story title, and contact information on your manuscript itself. If we cannot identify your entry from the file you will be disqualified. Multiple submissions are permissible, but reprints are not. The winning entry will be published on the eSpec Books blog and the winner will receive a free ebook copy of the eSpec Books title of their choice. Prize can be reserved for a future book if the winner already has the available titles.