Category: Reprints Allowed

Taking Submissions: Reader Beware!

Deadline: August 1st, 2022
Payment: $0.01 per word for new stories and/or $25 for reprints.
Theme: Fear Street appreciation. YA horror steeped in late 80s-90s nostalgia.
Note: Reprints Welcome

 

WELCOME TO FEAR STREET

You’ve heard the stories about Fear Street—the unexplained mysteries, missing people, the things that lurk in the dark—but wouldn’t you rather experience them for yourself?

You aren’t scared, are you?

Briana Morgan, author of  TRICKER-TREATER AND OTHER STORIES, and Roxie Voorhees, co-editor of CAMP HORROR, comes a collection of super-chilling tales of teen horror. 

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Taking Submissions: Cosmic Roots And Eldritch Shores February 2022- EARLY

Submission Window: February 1st-2nd, 2022
Payment: 8 cents per word for original, 2 cents for reprints
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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Ongoing Submissions: Radon Journal

Payment: 1 cent per word for original work, half a cent per word for reprints.
Theme: Elements of anarchism, transhumanism, dystopia, and/or science fiction.
Note: Reprints accepted though at an extremely low rate.

Radon welcomes short story and poetry submissions containing elements of anarchism, transhumanism, dystopia, and/or science fiction.

We publish every January, May, and September.

Submissions are accepted year-round.

Simultaneous submissions are welcome.

Reprints accepted provided artist has the rights.

Please click below to submit your work:

Label your submission file “LastName_Title”
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Taking Submissions: The Sacrament

Deadline: July 1st, 2022
Payment: $0.01 per word for new stories and/or $25 for reprints.
Theme: Religious Horror
Note: Reprints Welcome

From the editors that brought you, Welcome to the Funhouse via Blood Rites Horror, Kelly Brocklehurst and Jamie Stewart, comes a new collection of religious horror stories that will chill you to your core.

 

ARE YOU READY TO RECEIVE THE SACRAMENT?

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Taking Submissions: Sovereign: An Anthology of Black Fantasy Fiction

Deadline: July 16th, 2022
Payment: Original Fiction: $0.08/word up to 1,000 words, and $0.01/word after, Reprints: $0.01/word
Theme: Authors from Africa and the African Diaspora exploring any of the following: Heroic, Mythic, Flintlock, Gaslamp, Medieval, Religious, Weird West, Arcanepunk, High/Epic Fantasy, Sword and Soul/Planet, Noblebright/Nobledark, Fables/Fairytale Retellings
Note: Reprints Welcome

AURELIA LEO presents Sovereign: An Anthology of Black Fantasy Fiction seeking authors from Africa and the African Diaspora exploring certain aspects of the genre.

More specifically, we want fantasy in the following sub-genres/themes:

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Taking Submissions: Mysterion Spring 2022

Deadline: January 31st, 2022
Payment: 8 cents/word and 4 cents/word for reprints
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.


Fiction Guidelines
Technical details
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Taking Submissions: Cosmic Horror Monthly Spring 2022 Window

Deadline: January 14th. 2022
Payment: 3 cents per word for original fiction. 5k words = $150, 1 cent per word for reprints.
Theme: Cosmic Horror, Lovecraftian, Weird stories, original and reprints.
Note: Reprints Welcome

Submission Period

*SUBMISSIONS OPEN SOON!* – 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

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Taking Submissions: From the Ashes: An Anthology of Elemental Urban Fantasy (for Burn Survivors)

Deadline: July 16th, 2022
Payment: Original Fiction: $0.08/word up to 1,000 words, and $0.01/word after Reprints: $0.01/word
Theme: Must contain fire-based elemental magic in an urban fantasy setting.
Note: Reprints Welcome

Aurelia Leo presents the first of many fiction and poetry anthologies for a cause. In addition, the “Phoenix Warriors” who are selected to be a part of these anthologies will work together to hit the USA Today Bestseller list for no additional cost. This anthology will support the burn community in two ways:

Full disclosure, the company was started by my mom and me as I had flash burns, and she sustained 3rd-degree burns on 25% of her body.

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