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Dead Red Heart 1

A project of Ticonderoga Publications (see other related projects)

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About

We all know about vampires, drinking blood, banished by garlic, killed by sunlight or a stake through the heart. We all know about Australia, the land down under: sand, beaches and lots of sunlight. That splash of red you see could be a world renowned shiraz, or tomato sauce on a meat pie. Dead Red Heart will be an anthology of Australian vampire stories, showing vampires in Australian settings. It could be the beach, the outback, suburbs or cities. It could be historical or contemporary. The editor is looking for stories that capture the essence of vampirism and the essence of Australia. Any stories involving cultural borrowing from Australian indigenous cultures should be respectful of the beliefs of Australia’s traditional owners.

Country of Publication

Australia

Audience

Unknown

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationOne-time publication.

Fiction Closed

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
Horror HorrorSubgenre: Vampire.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 7,500 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No UnknownText format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 01 Dec 2010
Date Added: 27 Sep 2010

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