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As the title suggests, we are looking for stories which involve the reappearance of Neanderthal Man in the modern age. A sort of Jurassic Park for cavemen. NeaDNAthal is specifically geared to attracting Science Fiction (SF) stories. Stories can be contemporary, set in the recent past (as far back as the Victorian age), or set any time in the future. They should revolve around the return of Neanderthal man, possibly by DNA recreation, and should take account of the impact such a reappearance may have, either upon the neanderthals, society, or both. We are looking for new and original stories with surprising elements. Be clever but most of all be unique. We expect this anthology will appeal to writers of Science Fiction.

Country of Publication

United Kingdom

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationOne-time publication.

Fiction Closed

Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Alternate History, Contemporary/Near Future.
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
TypeLength Details
Short Story Short Story2,500 - 6,000 words; Up to 2 pieces.
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No monetary payment Royalties No monetary payment. Royalties.
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Last Updated: 24 Apr 2018
Date Added: 09 Apr 2013

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