Category: Artwork

Taking Submissions: New Myths Second 2022 Window

Deadline: July 31st, 2022
Payment: 1.5 cents/word with a minimum payment of $30 for all submissions. Book reviews for $30. Art for $60.
Theme: Science Fiction and Fantasy

Reading past issues is the best way to know if your submission is a good fit for NewMyths.com.

We like to balance each quarterly issue between science fiction and fantasy, dark and light, serious and humorous, hard and soft science fiction, and longer and shorter works.
Our readers are not fixated on a single style or tone or genre, but prefer a
quality sample of the field. Think
tapas or dim sum.

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Taking Submissions: The Quarterly Journal – Let’s Get Weird

Deadline: August 31st, 2022
Payment: $5
Theme: Let’s Get Weird

A Literary Journal with Some Art and Analysis Thrown in for Good Measure

As Quarter Press continues to grow, we’re adding another coin to our pocketful of change. We want to offer a space for shorter works to mingle with art and other bits of nonsense, so we bring you The Quarter(ly): It just makes cents.

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Taking Submissions: Speculative Cats Anthology Volume I

Deadline: October 31st, 2022
Payment: Contributor’s Copy
Theme: Speculative Poetry About Cats

In 2021, 220 million owned and 480 million stray cats were estimated to be in the world. Cats were first domesticated in the ancient “Near East”  around 7500 BC, though it was long thought that cat domestication began in Africa, in ancient Egypt, where cats were venerated from around 3100 BC.

Speculative Cats is an anthology of speculative verse about the domesticated cat (Felis catus), edited by Akua Lezli Hope and LindaAnn LoSchiavo, to be published in 2023.

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Taking Submissions: Mythulu Magazine #6: Symbiosis

Deadline: October 2nd, 2022
Payment: Non-fiction pays $0.08/word. Creative works earn $0.04/word, with short stories capped at $75. Comics pay $30/page, capped at $150.  

Theme: Submit co-authored stories in any genre.

Submit co-authored stories in any genre.

Also looking for non-fiction commentary and experiences with co-created projects.

Co-authoring is rising in popularity, both as a way to satiate the ravenous demand of readers more quickly, and to leverage team imaginative advantages. We’re curious about the pros and cons of this strategy.

Naturally, we also host a Devil’s Advocate column to whoever provides the best cautionary advice regarding cooperative labor.

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Taking Submissions: Mysterion Fall 2022 (Early Listing)

Submission Window: July 1st-31st, 2022
Payment: 8 cents/word and 4 cents/word for reprints and $125 per piece of artwork
Theme: Speculative stories–science fiction, fantasy, horror–with Christian themes, characters, or cosmology
Note: Reprints Welcome

Open to fiction submissions each year during the months of January and July.
Open to art submissions year-round.

We are looking for speculative stories–science fiction, fantasy, horror–with Christian themes, characters, or cosmology, and for artwork for this site.
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Taking Submissions: Cosmic Roots And Eldritch Shores July 2022 (Early Listing)

Submission Window: July 1st-3rd, 2022
Payment: 8 cents per word for original, 2 cents for reprints, For artwork: $10 for the non-exclusive right to use each image, for as long as the site is online.  If we publish a print collection we will pay a pro-rata share for each image used.
Theme: Well written original work in science fiction, fantasy, myth, legend, fairy tales, and eldritch, in written, podcast, video, and/or graphic story form, and from around the world.
Note: Reprints welcome

 

 

Submissions Schedule

We have a new submissions schedule as of June 1, 2020:
The first and second day of every month, 12 am of the 1st to 12 am of the 3rd, E.S.T.
Only one submission per person.

For reading impaired individuals, our submissions manager and ‘forget password’ have a captcha compatible with screen readers.

We pay 8¢ per word for new fiction, 2¢ per word for fiction reprints, 2 – 6¢ per word for new fact-based work, 1- 4¢ per word for reprinted fact articles.
For new poetry, we pay $1 a line, reprints would be 50¢ a line, up to 40 lines. We’ll look at longer poems but that would be a hard sell, and words over 40 lines would be paid at 6¢ per word.

We began The Kepler Award to recognize and encourage writers of excellent science fiction and fantasy stories that creatively extrapolate on known science in constructive and exciting ways. You can learn about The Kepler Award here.

You can read a copy of our standard contract here.   It can be varied as needed to include the rights of translators, voice actors, etc.

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Taking Submissions: Cosmic Horror Monthly Fall 2022 Window (Early Listing)

Submission Window: July 1st-31st, 2022
Payment: 3 cents per word for original fiction. 5k words = $150, 1 cent per word for reprints., 20 – 30 dollars for artwork chosen as interior content. Negotiable., 100 dollars for cover art. Negotiable.
Theme: Cosmic Horror
Note: Reprints Welcome

Submission periods are twice yearly from January 1st – January 14th and July 1st – July 14th.

January stories accepted will appear in issues from the following July – December

July stories accepted will appear in issues from the following January – June

SUBMISSION PROCEDURES

We are now accepting Non-Fiction submissions as well as Fiction. We would love to see Non Fiction pieces that explore the state of horror as well as the philosophies that are often found in Cosmic Horror, existentialism, nihilism, etc.

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Taking Submissions: Grimoire: The Goth Narcissus

Deadline: August 1st, 2022
Payment: $20 for authors, artwork payment is negotiated
Theme: “Selfies”

WE ARE GRIMOIRE, an online literary publication of the dark arts. We publish one themed issue annually that includes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and work that moves beyond genre.

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