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Kolchak: The Night Stalker Anthology
Moonstone Books

Note: this is a shared-world anthology.
Here’s your chance to write a classic Kolchak story. Like the theme for the 50th anniversary graphic novel, the prose anthology will consist of stories from throughout Kolchak’s life, from the late 1930s to the late ’90s. Please, be familiar with Kolchak before writing your story and watch the TV movies and series! Here's a bio for the character. While we’re looking for writers to submit full stories, you can send a story pitch to the editor before you write the story. But, please, don’t send stories before the submissions period opens.


Don't get hung up on the personal details of Kolchak's life. Like the TV shows, keep the focus on the investigation. You're best off not adding a wife or long-lost cousin to Kolchak's biography.

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Market Genres

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
1500 to 2000 words
6 cents/word

Short Story
2000 to 3000 words
4 cents/word

Short Story
3000 to 4000 words
3 cents/word

Short Story
4000 to 5000 words
2 cents/word

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

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Listing added: 14 February 2022

Last officially checked: 14 February 2022

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