Fears of a Clown Anthology
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John Wayne Gacy. Pennywise. Juggalos. The Great Clown Panic of 2016. That birthday party you went to when you were four. Society is full of people being scared of clowns. But what are clowns scared of? I’m looking for tales about that, tales where the clown in the room isn’t the real threat. From the high horror of an evil from before time to the tawdry prejudice of those who ‘know what sort of man likes playing with children’, give me stories about clowns with a reason to be scared.
Country of Publication & Year Established
United Kingdom||Established in 2019
Publication Media & Frequency
|Electronic Publication ||Electronic Publication||One-time publication.
|Print Publication ||Print Publication||One-time publication.
- Open to a broad Audience.
|Fantasy Fantasy||Open to all/most Subgenres.|
|Horror Horror||Open to all/most Subgenres.|
|Mystery/Crime Mystery/Crime||Open to all/most Subgenres.|
|Science Fiction Science Fiction||Open to all/most Subgenres.|
|Suspense/Thriller Suspense/Thriller||Open to all/most Subgenres.|
- Open to all/most Styles, including: Dark, Mainstream.
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|Short Story Short Story||1,000 - 7,500 words.|
|Novelette Novelette||7,500 - 10,000 words.|
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Last Updated: 23 Apr 2020
Date Added: 01 Feb 2019
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