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FOLKLORIC: Tales of Folklore and Horror
Write Like Hell

With Folkloric, we are hoping to create an original dark fantasy and horror collection of stories inspired by history, folklore, cults, religion, myth, and legend—with just a touch of Cosmic Horror. We want to read about traditional beasties that lurk within the dark places of the world and the slithering tentacles that follow them! While Lovecraftian themes are encouraged, we would prefer it if these submissions were more ‘loosely inspired’ by his works than if they took place within the Cthulhu Mythos, Dream Cycle etc.

Show us what the Inuits fear in the North—what horrific creature hunts them and the whales of the Arctic; take us into the black woods of Lithuania, to the Witch Mount and the horrors beneath its ruins!

We're looking for stories that blend traditional folklore with themes of cosmic horror. We are not looking for modern tales of horror. We’d prefer it if these submissions took place within an historical setting (preferably before the 20th century).
The more authentic the feel, the better!

Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Sep 3, 2021 thru Dec 31, 2021 (Ends 73 days from now)

Market Genres
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
5000 to 7500 words
1 cent/word

7500 to 9000 words
1 cent/word

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

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Listing added: 6 October 2021

Last officially checked: 6 October 2021

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