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1986 Anthology
The Dread Machine




Description
Do you remember a time before the internet? Before we each carried a lifeline in our pockets? Before security cameras documented everything? Back when parents didn’t worry about their kids until after the street lights popped on? Do you remember how it felt to step into the neon-lit arcade on a Friday night, your pockets heavy with quarters?

For our very first anthology, we’re seeking dread-inspiring stories that take place in 1986—either the 1986 of our reality (Stranger Things) or an alternate version (Tales From the Loop). Bring us back to a simpler, scarier time. Let’s make something radical together.


Market Submission Schedule
  • Permanently closing for submissions on Feb 25, 2021 (Begins 82 days from now)

Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
Horror
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
3000 to 7500 words
8 cents/word

Novelette
7500 to 10000 words
8 cents/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: No

Market Response Data
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Pending:
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Listing added: 13 November 2020


Last officially checked: 13 November 2020


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