Colp is our themed, genre-free anthology collection.

Expect to see a little bit of this and a little bit of that.


Current theme:



Deserta waterless, desolate area of land with little or no vegetation, typically one covered with sand.

Dessert: the sweet coarse eaten at the end of a meal.

We are currently looking for stories that feature deserts and/or desserts, so whether it is a tale about a journey into the Sahara or one about the lemon meringue pie that just wouldn't quit, please feel free to send your work through.

Colp is for everyone and therefore we are willing to read stories that fall into any genre. So, no matter whether your story is a horror, adventure, romance, sci-fi or historical fiction piece, please send it on through. Be original. We also encourage new and unpublished writers to take the leap and get in touch.

Please ensure that you read through the general guidelines and format your submission accordingly. If you have any specific questions please contact us using the form on the home page or via the listed social media accounts.

To help make sure that your submission gets to the correct place, please include the following in the subject line of your email: Colp - DD - Story Title.

  • Word count: 1000 - 5500 words 
  • Deadline: March 31 2023
  • Payment: AU$5.00 for stories under 2500 words / AU$10.00 for anything above 2500 words

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