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Taking Submissions: Code Z

May 13, 2011

Code Z

DEADLINE: May 13th, 2011
PAYMENT: 1 Writer’s Copy Of Anthology

Working Title: CODE Z – An Undead Hospital Anthology
Publisher: KnightWatch Press
Release Date: TBA

We all know many of the best Zombie flicks and books make their start in or around a hospital but they soon leave the confines of the medical building and start to lay waste to the world but what happens in those first few hours. Now we can find out.
” CODE Z – An Undead Hospital Anthology ” is a horror anthology with an undead theme. Tales of life excitement and of course the undead. Each story will be a unique and new. What happened in those few precious hours before the plague of the dead left the hospital?

What we want:
We are looking for short fiction horror stories between 4,000 and 7,000 words pertaining to the ‘Undead Hospital’ theme of the book. Any plot that is horror themed and involving the undead hospital is acceptable except for sexual content including but not limited to rape, and sexual torture of any kind. Remember the undead take many guises but be aware the title of the book is code Z (there’s the clue)

What rights do we want?
First publishing rights, the right to use the story for as long as there is demand for the book, the right to edit each story for any missed grammatical errors, and the right to use parts of the book and the author’s name for promotion. You will keep all other rights and can republish the story anytime you choose.

What you get:
All authors will receive a copy of the book as payment.

How your stories should be sent:
All entries MUST be a .doc file. Emails with submissions sent in any other format will be replied with a request to convert the file into a .doc format.
Title, Author’s Name, Word Count, and Author’s Email MUST be on the first page of the document.
The stories should be edited to the best of your ability but they will be looked over for any missed grammatical errors.
The story should be single-spaced.

Where to send it:
Send all submissions via email to [email protected] with the subject line “CODE Z Submission: Title of story”

When to send it by:
Deadline for submission is Friday 13th May, 2011. We will take all entries and choose the best of the bunch for publication!

Submissions are open to EVERYONE so take this opportunity to try for the first time or write for the hundredth time!!

If you have ANY questions at all, Email [email protected]

[via: KnightWatch Press.]


May 13, 2011
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