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History Is Dead 1

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About

What I’m looking for: zombie stories set sometime pre-20th century. Use your imagination. Biblical, Roman, Medieval, or the Old West all come to mind, as well as non-Western settings like samurai fighting zombies, or hordes of zombies crashing into the Great Wall. Crossovers with other monsters usually don’t thrill me, though I’ll try to keep an open mind. Though I am partial to “Romero” zombies (i.e. slow and caused by plague), I am open to other speeds and other causes of the monstrosity.

History Is DeadUnited States

Genres

H Horror 

Classifications

Audience:unknown
Styles:unknown
Topics:unknown

Types & Lengths

Short Story Short Story1,000 - 7,500 words
Novelette Novelette7,500 - 10,000 words

Media & Publication Frequency

P Print PublicationOne-time publication

Payscale

We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
F FictionT Token payment (under 1 US cent per word)

Submission Types

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  ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousFormats Accepted
F Fiction OK No OK UnknownText format submissions

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Dates

Date Added:
05 Jan 2007
Last Updated:
25 May 2008