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Call for Submissions: Horror that’s better than Netflix | Due Sept. 30 - (Expired)

Calls for Submissions For Writers

This submission call is now closed. You can find calls that are still accepting contributions at Calls for Submissions.

The Binge-Watching Cure II, an anthology of horror from Claren Books, wants terrifying short stories that fall clearly into the genre camp. No literary fiction, no experimental styles, nothing that puts words before plot and character.

Stories from 100 to 25,000 words will be considered, but must fall within specific ranges. See all acceptable word counts here. Claren Books will pay $200 for works under 5,000 words and $500 for works longer than 5,000 words. Deadline is September 30.

From the publisher:

We want to see your most terrifying prose. We’re interested in the full range of horror fiction genres and topics: dark fantasy, vampires, zombies, werewolves, Cthulhu Mythos, pure horror, psychological horror, ghost stories, East European myths, kind fairies gone rogue, Japanese monsters, apocalyptic horror, gothic, and plain scary monsters. If your imagination can conjure it, we want to read it.

For the full details, read the publisher’s announcement, full submission details, and FAQ. For questions not answered there, query the publisher on Twitter.

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