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Bad Dream Entertainment Horror/Humor Anthology
Bad Dream Entertainment




Description
For our first new anthology of short fiction after a two year hiatus, Bad Dream is now accepting submissions of humorous dark fiction. Editor Brett Reistroffer is looking for original horror fiction with a strong sense of comedy, and most themes, subjects, and settings are welcome but standard genre tropes are definitely discouraged (vampires, zombies, werewolves, etc.). The comedic aspect can be goofy and slapstick or black and morbid, just as long as there are equal amounts of darkness and humor. Horror has always been fertile ground for that unique juxtaposition and it’s exactly what we are looking for, so check out the specifics in the guidelines below and send in your best original horror humor.


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Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Genres
Horror
Humor

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
1500 to 7500 words
6 cents/word

Novelette
7500 to 8000 words
6 cents/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Estimated Response: 28 days

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Listing added: 4 October 2018


Last officially checked: 4 October 2018


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