Macabre Republic: American Epitaphs 1

Do not submit here! This project is believed to be defunct. (August 2013)


Grave Marker Macabre: the new feature “American Epitaphs” seeks to collect imagined tombstone inscriptions (written from a pseudo-posthumous viewpoint). The epitaphs can range from the solemn to the sardonic (think of the oft-cited line found in Key West Cemetery: “I TOLD YOU I WAS SICK”). I want to be impressed by your creativity and ingenuity, your wit and wordplay. Reminder: you’re composing the epitaph of an anonymous, fictitious figure (i.e. not your own prospective epitaph or that of any real/historical person).

Country of Publication

United States



Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationUnknown publication frequency.

Fiction Believed Defunct

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Open to all/most Styles, including: Dark, Humorous, Mainstream.
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 23 words.
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Last Updated: 19 Aug 2013
Date Added: 18 Oct 2012

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