LOVE LETTERS TO POE
Seeking original short stories and poems inspired by "The Tell-Tale Heart."
October 3rd -- November 1st (2024)
Up to 4k
USD $0.01/word via PayPal. You'll also receive one digital contributor's copy. This is contingent on the successful funding of the Kickstarter.
WHAT THEY'RE SEEKING:
Original gothic fiction and poetry directly inspired by "The Tell-Tale Heart"
This is a well-trodden story. Please push beyond your initial ideas and find new creative depths within "The Tell-Tale Heart.” We recommend reading Love Letters to Poe, Volume II: Houses of Usher for an idea of the kinds of work we publish.
PLEASE DON'T SEND:
Avoid explicit sexual content and excessive gore
SIMULTANEOUS SUBMISSIONS: [YES/NO]
Yes, but let us know as soon as accepted elsewhere
MULTIPLE SUBMISSIONS: [YES/NO]
This anthology will be funded by a Kickstarter in October 2023.
Email your submissions as a Word document to email@example.com with "Heart - [Your Pen Name] - [Your Story or Poem Title]" in the subject line.
ESTIMATED RESPONSE TIME:
We aim to send responses two months after the deadline.
We claim first worldwide and electronic rights, with an exclusivity period of six months after publication.