Real American Goth
Let’s set aside the silly and tabloid-esque submission calls for something much more serious and grounded. Let’s delve deep into the dark and macabre that Gothic Horror has to offer. Deadman’s Tome is looking for pieces that pay homage to greats such as Mary Shelley, Edgar Allan Poe, and Shirley Jackson.
- Original flash fiction (1000 words) or short stories 2000 – 8000 words
- Stories with strong atmosphere, realistic characters, and unrelenting dread
- No limits. You can use tropes, but make good use of them.
- $10 token payment for Flash Fiction
- $25 payment for short stories
- Non-exclusive publishing agreement
- Call closes 12/1/2020
Send your work to email@example.com
Calling for flash fiction stories based on The Gunt, the horrors of the Ethan Ralph sex tape, trash burger, and more.
- 1k word count
- Original pieces
- No multiple subs
- Proof read
- Horror/comedic pieces
- Deadline 9/11/2020
What you get (if accepted)
- $10 paid through PayPal
- A copy of the paperback
- Invite on the Deadman’s Tome podcast
- Story read LIVE
Submit stories to