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Taking Submissions: Untitled “Cold” Anthology

March 31

Deadline: March 31st, 2024
Payment: 4 cents per word
Theme: cold/winter horror short stories.

Death’s Head Press is putting together an anthology of cold/winter horror short stories.

Winter is a setting that lends itself to various horror tales, from survival tales to hauntings to slashers with buckets of blood in the snow. Humans long ago mastered survival in the cold, but what happens when one of the necessities (heat, shelter, food) is taken away? What if that lovely cabin in the woods comes with a helping of the supernatural or otherworldly? The stories can and should cover the wide spectrum of coldness. We aim to explore the what if of the cold.

The specifics:

  • Original stories not previously published.
  • Word count per story: 2,500 – 10,000 words
  • Deadline for submissions: March 31, 2024
  • Pay is $0.04 per word
  • Accepted parties will be notified by April 30, 2024
  • Submit stories to [email protected]
    • Subject line: Death’s Head Press Cold Anthology Submission (plus story title/author name)
    • Word Document formatted with 1” margins, 12pt font, and 1.5-double spacing

Via: Death’s Head Press.


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