The Unexplored: An Anthology of Firsts
THEME: The Unexplored
MEDIUMS: Prose, Poetry, Comics and Artwork
Additional Details: http://purplepress.org/anthology-submissions/
Must have a female main character as a main component to the story. They must have substance no window dressing.
Must have a diverse cast of characters featuring minorities not all characters need to be minorities but the story should have a balanced selection.
Must be original unpublished work upon submitting it to the anthology and must be exclusive with the anthology for no longer than one month until it's allowed to be published elsewhere again
The Light of Darkness
All alone in this darkness, I stand in isolation. I look upward through the void towards your holy light. My wings are restless from constantly flapping in this windless vacuum called space. I’m unable to reach you, yet you continue to shine brightly. You continue to cause me pain by teasing me with the false hope of reaching you. Go away… Leave me alone… Your light only causes my darkness to feel pain, your light only serves to magnify my solitude. You make me want what I can’t have, need what I’ll never know. You are light years away yet you continue to shine. Why do you urge me to come t