Neon Druid



Neon Druid is a forthcoming collection of fantastical tales set in cities of the past, present, and future, where the mischievous gods, goddesses, and monsters of Celtic mythology intermingle with unsuspecting mortals.

Stories must meet ALL of the following theme/genre criteria:

Urban. Stories must take place in an urban setting, whether that’s 18th-century Boston, modern-day Dublin, or 28th-century Edinburgh. The time period is irrelevant. The important thing is that the city (or town) has a presence in your story and influences the behaviors of your characters.
Celtic. Stories must take place in a world where Celtic* mythology is woven into the fabric of reality. Think Percy Jackson, but instead of Zeus, Poseidon, Aphrodite, Hades, and Heracles kicking about, you’ve got Lugh, Lir, Balor of the Evil Eye, Brigid, and Fionn mac Cumhail. Instead of gorgons and centaurs you’ve got banshees and selkies. You get the idea. (*Irish mythology, Scottish mythology, Welsh mythology, Cornish mythology, Manx mythology, and Breton mythology are all included under that “Celtic” umbrella.)
Fantasy. This one’s pretty self-explanatory, so I’ll just add that dark fantasy is both allowed and encouraged. Cities can be wondrous havens of knowledge and enlightenment as well as decrepit dens of debauchery, so feel free to explore the full spectrum! Sex, drugs, violence, explicit language, etc. are fine provided they serve the story/reflect the mythology and aren’t used gratuitously.


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Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Genres
Fantasy
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Flash
100 to 1000 words
Less than 1 cent/word

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
Less than 1 cent/word

Novelette
7500 to 10000 words
Less than 1 cent/word


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

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3 min | 5.50 mean avg | 5 median | 8 max days
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100.00%
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Rejected:
100.00% - avg 5 days (0.00% of rejections are personal)
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