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Taking Submissions: Aliterate

April 30, 2016

Deadline: April 30, 2016
Payment: $0.06 / word

Submission Guidelines

  • Works between 3,000 and 12,0001 words that are unpublished in English.

  • We publish literary genre fiction: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Westerns, Pulps, Thrillers, Horror, Romance, etc. We do not publish poetry, inspirational fiction, or young adult fiction. For the most part we aren’t interested in publishing erotica and graphic violence. At this time we are not accepting unsolicited artwork.

  • We accept simultaneous submissions, but not multiple submissions.

  • Review is blind. Please do not include your name or identifying information in your submitted document.

  • Submission is open to all writers, apart from residents of Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria.2  You must have a taxpayer identification number (TIN) for tax and compliance reasons. There are some additional requirements for authors outside of the US.

  • Please e-mail the editor with questions. We’ll post broadly applicable answers here.

Publication and Payment Terms

  • We acquire First North American Serial Rights and use the SFWA model contract.

  • Our pay rate is $0.06 / word.

How to Submit

  • Our reading period is currently open. It closes on April 30, 2016.

  • All submissions are by e-mail. You can either attach a single file or paste your story. We’ll use the subject of your e-mail as the title of your story.

  • You can send any file that Google Docs can handle, including .docx, .odt, .rtf, .txt, and .pdf. Attachments are limited to 10 megabytes. You can test your document in Docs to see how it looks before sending it to us.

  • If submitting via attachment, please include two (2) extra pages at the end of your document: a blank page, and a subsequent page containing your e-mail address. When sending an attachment, our robot will discard the rest of the e-mail message.

  • When submitting via e-mail body, be sure to include an extra line between paragraphs and dialogue.

  • The submission robot will reply to you. It will tell you if something went wrong. After fixing any errors, just resubmit and the robot will do its thing.

  • Consider subscribing to our call for submissions mailing list.

Via: Aliterate.


April 30, 2016