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45 Horrific Tales. All by Women.
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Go to the nearest bookstore and check out the horror section. What do you find? Every flavor of horror, from serial killers to aliens, by Stephen King. Clive Barker. Dean Koontz.

The one thing you don't find?

Women.

We want to change that.

Daughters of Darkness is an anthology of 43 terrifying tales, written by female masters of horror. E.Z. Morgan ("EZmisery"), Kitty Olsen ("theoddcatlady"), Blair Daniels, Sandra Varela ("MTLStoriesPaty"), Thamires Luppi ("poloniumpoisoning"), Gemma Stovell ("CynicHappy"), Stephanie Scissom ("chellperry")... and more! 

Get a taste of our horror by reading some stories by Blair Daniels, Stephanie Scissom, and E.Z. Morgan!

All backers over $20 get the Daughters of Darkness eBook and an exclusive, mini eBook ("Maidens of Darkness")!

Backers over $50 will get a paperback copy of the book and a Kickstarter-exclusive bookmark! 

Our stories include:

My Son Would Not Stop Crying: A mother's work is never done.

Leslie: Leslie is dead. I know she is. So who is texting me?

Don't Go into the Treehouse: Something dark awaits inside.

Weird Church: There's a small church off a country road, waiting for you.

and more!

Never-before-seen content!

Never-before-seen stories by EZmisery, theoddcatlady, BlairDaniels, & more!For additional info and content, join our Facebook group! 

Budget Breakdown

Stretch Goals:

  • Inside Illustrations (10 at $75 each): $750
  • Promotional Costs (Amazon/Facebook/Bookbub ads, mailing lists): $250-$500
  • Pay authors the industry standard of $0.06/word: +$3000

Credits

Cover Mockups

CoverVault | https://covervault.com

Video Editing

Blair Daniels | www.blair-daniels.com

Voiceover

Erin B. Lillis | www.ErinLillis.com

Music

Planet Hell by Serge Narcissoff | https://soundcloud.com/sergenarcissoff
 Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com
 Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported
 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US 

Risks and challenges

I've minimized the risk for you -- the backers -- by selecting stories and compiling a manuscript before even launching the Kickstarter. That means, as soon as we get funding, we are ready to GO. All we need is YOUR help turning this manuscript into an amazing book!

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    Femme Fatale

    Backers will be listed in a special "Thank You" in an upcoming Daughters of Darkness newsletter!

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    Sinister Sister

    Get the full eBook of 43 terrifying tales, plus an exclusive Daughters of Darkness wallpaper for your desktop!

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    Monstrous Maven

    Everything in the previous tiers, plus an EXCLUSIVE collection of never-before-seen stories by our authors!

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    Everything in the previous tiers, plus a PERSONALIZED horror story by one of our talented authors!

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    Nefarious Beauty (Kickstarter Exclusive)

    Backers will receive all 43 terrifying tales in a collector's hardcover edition. Kickstarter exclusive! Limited edition -- only 50 copies available!

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    Daughter of Darkness

    Everything in the previous tiers, plus a full writing critique of YOUR short horror story!

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Funding period

- (45 days)