We are extending the submission period for the Appalachian Folklore anthology until we have the stories needed to fill the project. This does not mean that stories already submitted have been rejected, etc. It just means we want more stories to look at.
Title: Appalachian Folklore: Dark Tales of Superstition and Old Wives’ Tales
Publisher: Woodland Press
Editors: Michael Knost and Eugene Johnson
Format: Trade Paperback
Payment: Three-cents per word and one contributor copy.
Story Length: Up to 2500 words
Deadline: When anthology is filled
Please do not query about submissions until November 1, 2010.
Send Submissions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please send attachments (.doc or .rtf) when submitting, please do not copy and paste in the body of the email.
Publication Date: Early 2011
Please take note this is a theme anthology…if your story does not fit the theme, it will not be considered. Therefore, please adhere to the following: Stories should be horror or dark fiction and dealing with a known Appalachian superstition or old wives’ tale. We DO NOT want stories with excessive content or language.
We purchase First English Anthology Rights, non-exclusive audio and e-rights for publication in the English language anywhere in the world.
Manuscript format: Please double-space, use 12-point Times New Roman font, use a slug line in the header (not into the manuscript itself), use bold, italics, underline where desired…format just as you intend the reader to see it. Also don't forget to include your name and contact info in the manuscript.
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