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Lovecraft Mythos Anthology Submissions Announcement | CLOSED

Posted by Molly Rosevear

We are very excited to announce a new call for submissions which is now open! Please read through the details for submissions carefully before submitting your stories and make sure to include the project name in the subject of your email.


*THE SUBMISSION WINDOW FOR THIS ANTHOLOGY IS NOW CLOSED*

Flame Tree Submissions NEW 2019

*THE SUBMISSION WINDOW FOR THIS ANTHOLOGY IS NOW CLOSED*

Gothic Fantasy Short Stories

Lovecraft Mythos Anthology

Featuring a foreword by Ramsey Campbell, this offering of H.P. Lovecraft's shared universe will be a thrilling immersion into the world of Old Ones and the Elder Gods, an ancient race of terrifying beings. In Lovecraft's vision we live in a deep, but fragile, illusion unable to comprehend the ancient beings, such as the Cthulhu who lies dead but dreaming in the submerged city of R'lyeh, waiting to rise then wreak havoc on our realm of existence.

Lovecraft used the mythos to create a background to his fiction, and challenged many writer companions to add their own stories. Clark Ashton Smith, Robert E. Howard, Robert Bloch, Frank Belknap Long, Henry Kuttner were amongst the first but over the years many others such as Ramsey Campbell, Lin Carter and August Derleth added their voices to the many mythic cycles, developing themes and new fictional pathways for the town of Arkham, and the creatures Azathoth and Nyarlathotep. 

The Lovecraft Mythos is fertile ground for any writer of supernatural, horror, fantasy and science fiction, so for this edition we are opening our submissions for brand new stories, many published here for the first time, to continue expanding the shared universe. 

Word count is 3000 - 7000 and submissions will be accepted between 24th February and 15th March - please send to lovecraft@flametreepublishing.com. Payment will be 8 cents/6 pence for each word (SFWA qualifying market rate) and 6 cents/4 pence for reprints. If your story is a reprint please let us know in your submission email. Multiple submissions are accepted.

We will aim to read each story and confirm its status within 4 months of the submission deadline.

 

Thank you, and good luck. We look forward to reading your tales of imagination!

 

Topics: Short Stories, submissions, Call For Submissions

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