Candle in the Attic Window Anthology 0

A project of Innsmouth Free Press (see other related projects)

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About

Remember those Gothic paperbacks of the 60s? Yes, the ones featuring the heroine in the white gown running from the creepy mansion. Well, we want her (or it could be him) back! We are seeking tales of Gothic horror. While we will consider different time periods, we are not fixed on only exploring an English Victorian country manor. We want a variety of settings. Can you do Gothic Brazil? Gothic Malaysia? How does Gothic take shape in the modern, blue-glass towers of Vancouver? Show us how the terror-stricken governess can morph into the computer programmer that discovers a deadly secret in Hong Kong. Or transport us to 18th century Moscow, where that candle burns bright – and deadly. We want Gothic tales reimagined for a modern audience. Take the classic Gothic and shake it up a bit. Surprise us. But most of all, scare us.

Candle in the Attic Window Anthology

Audience

Country of Publication

Unknown Canada

Publication Media & Frequency

E Electronic PublicationOne-time publication.
P Print PublicationOne-time publication.

Fiction Closed

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
H HorrorSubgenre: Gothic.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Short Story2,000 - 7,500 words.
Novelette7,500 - 10,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
T to S Pay ranges from Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) per piece.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No OK Unknown NoText format submissions
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Dates

Date Added:
30 Nov 2010
Last Updated:
01 Mar 2011