Dead Men's Tales 0

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About

As the title suggests, we are looking for stories, which are in some way related to pirates, and which are told from the perspective of a dead character who is either in the story or referenced by it. The character must be dead when telling the story, although his or her demise can be before, during or after the events of the tale itself (we will give priority to stories where the circumstances of that death are integral to the story). We are looking for new and original stories on this theme with surprising elements. We expect this anthology will appeal to writers of historical, ghost stories and horror fiction, and to fans of swashbuckling pirate adventures.

Country of Publication

United Kingdom

Audience

Unknown

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationOne-time publication.

Fiction Closed

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
Action-Adventure Action-AdventureSubgenre: Historical.
Horror HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Historical, Supernatural.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Short Story Short Story2,000 - 6,000 words; Up to 2 pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment Royalties No monetary payment. Royalties.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No OK Unknown OKText format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2018
Date Added: 06 Mar 2013

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