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Taking Submissions: Crossed Genres – Destruction
August 31, 2014
Deadline: August 31st, 2014
Payment: 6¢ per word for fiction
Editors: Bart R. Leib, Kay T. Holt and Kelly Jennings
- Word count: 1000-6000 (FIRM)
- Multiple submissions: Maximum of two (2) per month (Please submit separately!)
- No simultaneous submissions
- No reprints.
- We do not publish poetry at this time.
Submit stories in DOC, DOCX or RTF format. Standard Manuscript Format is strongly preferred. Use a standard font like Times New Roman or Arial, in 12 pt. (Note: Courier is evil.)
Turnaround time for responses is one month following the end of your submission month. (e.g. if you submit during September, we’ll respond no later than October 31.) Turnaround is usually faster than this. If you haven’t received a response by the end of the following month, please query.
PAY RATE & RIGHTS
We pay 6¢ per word for fiction. Authors will also receive a gratis print and ebook copy of the anthology in which their story appears.
Crossed Genres takes first world ebook and print rights, and non-exclusive anthology rights for CG Magazine’s biannual anthologies. We also take non-exclusive online rights to publish and archive your story on our website.
Each month CG Magazine has a new genre or theme. Short story submissions must combine elements of either Science Fiction and/or Fantasy with the current theme. Do not send submissions to upcoming themes, they will be rejected without consideration!
Current theme (August 2014):
24: Destruction (Submissions: August 1-31. Publication: December 2014)
Destruction isn’t just the apocalypse. It’s not only falling buildings and fractured ground. And destruction isn’t always an ending. Sometimes, it’s very personal. Sometimes it’s shared. Sometimes it’s an inevitable change. Destruction is really about transformation – it’s far more complicated than good or bad.
Via: Crossed Genres.
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