Hydra M. Star

Infernal Ink Magazine

...devilishly erotic horror.

Infernal Ink Magazine is a quarterly magazine focused on publishing extremely dark, sexually charged fiction and poetry. In addition to our violently erotic fictional offerings, we have interviews and other non-fiction content that explore and expose the reader to artists and acts of a diabolically sinful nature. This magazine is not for the faint of heart or prudish.

You may follow us on Facebook for updates and news regarding the magazine and our contributors. For all other information and inquires, see the links and submission guidelines posted below or email our editor, Hydra M. Star, directly at hydra@hydramstar.com
 
Covers and Purchase Links

July 2016 (vol. 5 issue 3) on sale in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.


April 2016 (vol. 5 issue 2) on sale in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.


January 2016 (vol. 5 issue 1) on sale in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.


October 2015 (vol. 4 issue 4) on sale in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.


July 2015 (vol. 4 issue 3) on sale in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.


April 2015 (vol. 4 issue 2) on sale in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.


January 2015 (vol. 4 issue 1) on sale in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.


October 1014 (vol. 3 issue 4) on sale now in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.


July 2014 (vol. 3 issue 3) on sale now in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.


April 2014 (vol. 3 issue 2) on sale now in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.


January 2014 (vol. 3 issue 1) on sale now in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.


October 2013 (vol. 2 issue 3) on sale now in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.


July 2013 (vol. 2 issue 2) on sale now in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.


April 2013 (vol. 2 issue 1) on sale now in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.


October 2012 (vol. 1 issue 2) on sale now in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.


April 2012 (vol. 1 issue 1) on sale now in Print, PDF, and on Kindle.

Submission Guidelines

We are currently taking submissions for our July 2017.

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


All submissions and inquiries should be sent to our editor, Hydra M. Star, at hydra@hydramstar.com

We are primarily looking for dark fiction and horror, with a heavy focus on pieces that have sexual or erotic elements. Blasphemy, gore, and sex are what we’re all about.

Stories and poetry with graphic adult content, harsh language, and graphic violence are not only accepted, they are favored. So long as a piece contain nothing that is likely to result in arrest or lawsuit we will give it consideration.

We are not looking for stories and poetry about Hell, the Devil, or Satanists that rely heavily on traditional or mainstream religious dogma, misconceptions about Satanism, or cliches. We are equally not interested in pieces which read like preachy cautionary tales offering warnings against involvement with the paranormal or occult. We also tend not to like zombies or romantic vampires. That’s not to say we won’t take any zombie, vampire, or Satanic stories or poetry. Quite the opposite is true, but such pieces have to be something really special and different.

All submissions must be sent via email as either a .doc, .docx, or .rtf file. Absolutely no submissions sent in the text of the email or by any other means or methods will be accepted. No fancy page or paragraph formatting or fonts, please. This rule applies to poetry as well as fiction.

Stories should be between 500 and 5,000 words, poems should be at least five lines in length, and an author’s bio of no more than 200 words should be included with all submissions. Bios may be sent in either a separate attached file, included at the end of each submission, or in the text of the email.

Multiple submissions are welcome.

Previously published works are welcome.

Simultaneous submissions are seriously discouraged. Once a contract to publish with us is signed, you will not be released from your commitment to have your work included in our publication due to it being accepted elsewhere.

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 three months, from the date of publication. During those three months the work in question should not re-published, posted online, or otherwise made available to readers or the general public. Exceptions are made in the cases of previously published works. At the end of these three months, contributors are free to publish or make their work publicly available however they see fit, with the understanding that we, at present, make back issues of Infernal Ink available indefinitely.

There is no monetary payment for contributors, at this time, but all contributors will receive, via email, a PDF copy of the issue their work appears in. Additionally, all contributors are encouraged to email our editor, Hydra M. Star at hydra@hydramstar.com, with any  news or announcements they want included in our Facebook news feed or with an ad for print to be run in the magazine. This promotion is completely free to contributors. No crowdfunding campaigns, please.