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Taking Submissions: Tales From the Night of the Dead

June 1, 2014


Deadline: June 1st 2014
Payment: US$.05/word, payable upon publication. Plus, one copy of the edition in which the work appears.

Open call for submissions for the anthology ”Tales from the Night of the Dead” starting on November 1, 2013 and will close on June 1, 2014. We want scary stories based on and set on Halloween night. No requirements for type of story, i.e. ghost, vampire and so forth. All stories must be strong and realistic, with believable characters. When people read your story we want them to get chills, be afraid to turn the lights off, terrified to answer the door on Halloween night! Give trick-or-treat a new definition.

All stories must be in doc., docx., or .rtf format.

All stories must be a minimum of 1500 words but not more than 4500 words.

Please use 12 point font, Times New Roman and double space your text. 1 inch margins on all sides. Do not add spaces between paragraphs.

In the body of your submission in the left hand top corner, include your contact information (Real Name or official pen name, not your online name), the word count of the work you are submitting, please include a cover letter with a brief biography and any publishing history or organization memberships you feel we might want to know about. Make certain to use an email address that you have access to at all times, correspondences from us come through email only!

You will receive an email if your story has been accepted or rejected as soon as a decision has been made.


PAY: Is made through Paypal only, if you don’t have a paypal account please get one.

We require a written and signed agreement which will be sent with an offer email.

Fiction: US$.05/word, payable upon publication. Plus, one copy of the edition in which the work appears.

RIGHTS: Exclusive First World English Rights for print, and First Electronic Rights for two years from date of publication. Rights are then no longer exclusive and revert back to the author after the two year period.


Via: Diabolic Publications.


June 1, 2014