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Tales from the Clergy
Splatter Theater Press




Description
“Tales from the Clergy” is a horror anthology of stories inspired by the music of the band Ghost to be release by our October Nights Press imprint.

Forming in 2006, Ghost exploded onto the Swedish rock scene with their debut album, Opus Eponymous. Their follow-up albums: Infestissumam, Meliora, Prequelle, and Impera would all go on to produce numerous hit singles, awards, and metal/pop songs sung loud by adoring fans at their concerts, which they have dubbed rituals.

Ghost is known for having an eccentric on-stage presence with group members concealing their identities with costumes and the lead singer adorning the vestments of a demonic anti-Pope. Ghost relies heavily on themes of horror movies from the 70s and 80s, while also embracing the satanic panic from the late 80s.

This is a horror anthology, so all genres of horror are welcomed.

Additional information about the stories:

1. Please base your story on the song title.

2. While you can base it on the lyrics of the song, please write an original tale and not just a retelling of the song lyrics or a music video.

3. Do not quote song lyrics, as this is a copyright issue.

4. Do not include “nameless ghoul” or any variation of Papa Emeritus or Cardinal Copia in your story.


Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Nov 1, 2022 thru Dec 31, 2022 (Ends 28 days from now)

Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
Horror

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
3000 to 5000 words
3 cents/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Reprints/Originals?: Originals Only
Translations: Original Language Only

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Listing added: 17 November 2022


Last officially checked: 17 November 2022


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