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Description
Variously described as a fiend, a monster, a charming seductress who was felled by the righteous might of Perseus, son of Zeus, Medusa is perhaps the most misunderstood of mythological women. Described by male historians and epic writers such as Virgil and Ovid there are many aspects of her imagined life which find resonance in the struggles of the outsider, the cursed and those used in the service of another's vision of the world around them. This fascinating collection brings together new stories and ancient origins, offering a wider perspective on the whole life of the powerful, wonderful Medusa. Stories submitted for consideration need to explore new angles to the character: have her follow alternative paths, present different viewpoints, counter the patriarchal narrative and male gaze, or perhaps pursue story lines that are hinted at in the original tales.


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Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
Horror

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Originals
Short Story
3000 to 4000 words
8 cents/word


Reprints
Short Story
3000 to 4000 words
6 cents/word


Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Unknown Policy
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Translations: Original Language Only

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There are 0 completed reports in the past 12 months.


Pending:
There are 31 pending responses. (17 min | 45 average | 48 median | 74 max days waiting)
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Listing added: 13 December 2023


Last officially checked: 4 January 2024


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