Author Archives: Diane Dooley

About Diane Dooley

Writer, Mother, Geek

Call for Submissions: Issue 7 of Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly

Length: 2,000 to 7,500 words. Payment: 2.5 cents/word (US) paid upon publication, promotional biography with two links, and a complimentary quarter-page advertisement. Deadline for Issue #7: 01 June, 2015. Rights sought: Six-month exclusive world digital rights from date of publication; non-exclusive … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly: Issue Six

Issue Six has been released into the wild and costs absolutely nothing. Yep, it’s FREE. This issue contains reviews, a lively editorial, new releases, opinion pieces, and an original short story. You can be reminded of issue releases by following … Continue reading

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Luker Walker: His Favorite Horror Short Stories

I’m delighted to welcome back author Luke Walker. He has previously written several fascinating essays for this blog, including The Best of British Horror, Favorite Female Characters in Horror,  Taboos in Horror, Here There Be Zombies, and Females in Horror: … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Issue 6 of Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly

Length: 2,000 to 7,500 words. Payment: 2.5 cents/word (US) paid upon publication, promotional biography with two links, and a complimentary quarter-page advertisement. Deadline for Issue #6: 28 February, 2015. Rights sought: Six-month exclusive world digital rights from date of publication; … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly: Issue Five is LIVE

Yep, it’s live. And, as always, it’s free. All Sci-Fi Romance, all the time– this issue contains reviews, a lively editorial, new releases, opinion pieces, and two wonderful original short stories. You can be reminded of issue releases by following … Continue reading

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Barracuda: Short Story Published

I’m pleased to announce that my short story, Barracuda, has been published in the 10th issue of The Literary Hatchet. The issue is available as a free download here and will be coming out in print soon. What’s it about? … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Issue 5 of Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly

Sci-Fi Romance short stories sought for publication in Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly. Must include SF and Romance elements with an upbeat ending for the romance arc. Length: 2,000 to 7,000 words. Payment: 2 cents/word (US) paid upon publication, promotional biography with … Continue reading

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Issue Four of SciFi Romance Quarterly Now Available

It’s here! Issue 4 of the SciFi Romance Quarterly has launched. This issue has a Cyborg theme. What do you think of Alfred Klosterman’s cover art? It contains the details of as many SF Romance releases as we could find, … Continue reading

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Interview with Abner Senires: Author of ‘Kat and Mouse’

I’m delighted to welcome Abner Senires to my blog today. He’s a caffeine-fueled force of nature and a great guy. Be nice to him. Or feel the wrath of Kat and Mouse. Who are they? Well, read on! Thanks for … Continue reading

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Oh, the Stupidity: An Interview

I was interviewed by author Lucy Woodhull recently. She writes books that give me endless fits of giggles. So much fun! In addition to being a wonderfully funny writer, she also has the unusual ability to ask extremely stupid questions. … Continue reading

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