Hydra M. Star

Books & Other Magazines

...beasts, strange worlds, and smut.


From Hydra M. Star and Alder Strauss, the publishers of Infernal Ink Magazine and the Don’t Look Back Urban Folklore Anthology, comes Bon Appetit, an anthology that puts long pig back on the menu.

What We Want:

Your best and most compelling short stories about cannibalism, people eating other people. Simple, right?

We’re open to all genres as well as adult/erotic content.

NO ZOMBIES!

Also, DON’T include in your stories acts of pedophilia or bestiality.

Submission Guidelines:

Submissions will be accepted from now until Halloween (October 31st) of 2016.


All those who submit work will be notified soon thereafter via email regarding the status of their submission.

Contributors must be 18 years of age or older to submit work to this anthology.

All submissions and inquiries MUST be sent via email to hydra@hydramstar.com with the subject line “SUBMISSION FOR BON APPETIT”.

All submissions must be made as either a .doc, .docx, or .rtf file. No fancy formatting, please. Whatever the default settings on your writing software are will be fine. We’ll take care of the rest. Absolutely no submissions sent in the text of the email or by any other means or methods will be accepted or considered.

Stories should be between 1,000 and 12,000 words. For the right story we will allow for some wiggle room on word count, but we are not accepting flash or mirco-fiction.

No poetry.

No art or photography.

Multiple submissions are welcome.

Simultaneous submissions are discouraged.

All submissions must be the original works belonging to the person(s) who submit them.

All contributors are required to sign a contract with us, via email, which gives us exclusive rights to the work for one year, from the date of publication. During this year the work in question should not re-published, posted online, or otherwise made available to the public.

Payment/Compensation:

All contributors will receive one physical (paperback) copy of the anthology. Our goal is to have the book to contributors just prior to its scheduled release date of Halloween 2017.


Books & Other Magazines


   Fucked Up Fairy Tales is Berti Walker and Alex S. Johnson's anthology series designed and created to corrupt all your warm and fuzzy, Disneyesque ideas about fairy tales. Hydra M. Star's story "The Handmaiden with the Crimson Pubic Hair" appears in book nine in the series.

Available in
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Danielle and her friends are Satanists and the Apocalypse has begun. Oh yes, the Gates of Hell have literally opened wide and they’re about to be greeted as brothers, sisters, and friends. To say the least, they have not prepared themselves for this eventuality. Will Danielle’s family history help them cope with this new reality? They’ll have to find out.


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  The Devil's Diary XXVI for April 2016 celebrates the Church of Satan's 50th anniversary with fiction, art, and articles. This issue includes Hydra M. Star's short erotic story "She Knew".

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Candy, Blood, and Sexy (The Scarlett Little Ryder Series Book 1), When Scarlett Little was a child her parents were killed in a savage animal attack. After their deaths the girl is raised by her grandmother in the city, well away from the North Carolina mountains where her parents met their end, but those mountains that hold a secret danger. A danger that still threatens to claim the young woman. Can Scarlett escape its clutches, again? Or will she succumb to the call of the wild and her own dark lusts?

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  Ladies and Gentleman of Horror 2014 is a collection of stories and poetry from some of the best up and coming writers in the horror genre. Hydra M. Star provides the foreword for this collection.

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   Don't Look Back is collection of thirteen terrifying tales of urban folklore. Hydra M. Star provides a story, inspired by true life events, about a barghest. The barghest is a creature of British legend, a hellhound.

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  The Nightmare Engine Issue 5 is a magazine devoted to horror fiction and in issue number five there is short ghost story penned by Hydra M. Star.

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   Ladies and Gentleman of Horror 2013 is a collection of stories and poetry from some of the best up and coming writers in the horror genre. This book features Hydra M. Star's rather lengthy erotic werewolf story "Candy, Blood, and Sex".

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   Ladies of Horror 2013 is ladies only collection born out of the Ladies and Gentleman of Horror project. Like Ladies and Gentleman of Horror 2013, this book features Hydra M. Star's rather lengthy erotic werewolf story "Candy, Blood, and Sex".

Available in
Paperback and on Kindle
 

Born in late 2010, the “Belialian Woman” was the first creative partnering of Hydra M. Star and Dave Lipscomb and was a regular feature in Horrotica, an online magazine that which primarily published erotic horror fiction, art, and poetry. The magazine is now gone, but the “Belialian Woman” refuses to die. Belialian Woman: The Complete Collection is the complete collection of articles published by Horrotica Magazine, running from December 2010 until December 2012.


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  Paperback, PDF, and on Kindle
 

The Horrotica Magazine Anthology, the best of Erotic Adult Horror that Horritica Magazine has to offer. Including a short story from Hydra M. Star, "A Sheep Among Wolves".

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Gothic Girls, Vampire Vixens, and Satan's Sirens,  a photography based collection of the most beautiful women the Gothic and Vampire subcultures have to offer along side lovely ladies from the world of Satanism. Includes photos of Hydra M. Star.

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Walking the Path of the Ancient Ways, a collection of personal stories from individual members of various New Age, Occult, or magical paths and religions detailing how they chose their path, or rather in some cases how their path chose them. It includes an essay by Hydra M. Star concerning how she came to discover Satanism and realize that she is indeed a Satanist.

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No One Makes It Out Alive: an end of the world anthology, a collection of stories about the end times from members of the Gothic Creative Association as well as other authors, compiled and edited by Hydra M. Star.

No longer available for purchase,
  contact Hydra for a free PDF copy of this book:
hydra@hydramstar.com

Lilith Awakened, a collection of essays from strong Satanic women who have overcome abuse, rape, and other hardship. Includes a piece by Hydra M. Star on Body Dysmorphic Disorder and how The Satanic Witch by Anton LaVey helped her to cope with the condition.

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Eclectica: The World of Shadows, an anthology from the Gothic Creatives Associations containing several poems penned by Hydra M. Star's and one short story.

No longer available for purchase,
  contact Hydra for a free PDF copy of this book:
hydra@hydramstar.com

Twisted Dreams Magazine for February 2010, the magazine for those whose blood runs a darker shade of red. The February issue for 2010 features a short horror story from Hydra M. Star.

Available in
Paperback and PDF
  Twisted Dreams Magazine for October 2009, is the magazine for those whose blood runs a darker shade of red. The October issue for 2009 features a short horror story from Hydra M. Star.

Available in
Paperback and PDF