Ongoing Submissions: The Weird and Whatnot

Payment: $10 for written works 1000 words or more, $5 for written works less than 1000 words.
Theme: Speculative fiction, ideally weird!

The Weird and Whatnot is dedicated to making publication as painless as possible for our contributors. We will respond to all submissions, questions, and queries in around thirty days, and will always try to treat your piece with the same care you do. We are always open for submissions year round.

Submission guidelines:

  • We accept poetry, prose, short stories, flash fiction, graphic narratives, plays/screenplays, and 2D artwork

  • Must be speculative fiction: science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, alternative history, magical realism, slipstream, or paranormal horror

  • All work must be original: we cannot accept fan-fiction

  • Short stories must be short: maximum length accepted is 10,000 words

  • Artwork submissions must be in a printable medium: videos, slideshows, or audio tracks are not publishable by The Weird and Whatnot at this time

  • No explicit content or excessive profanity

  • Written works should be .doc or .docx files. Standard manuscript format preferred

  • We accept simultaneous submissions but not reprints

Compensation for published works will be as follows: $10 for written works 1000 words or more (including graphic narratives), $10 for artwork, and 5$ for written works less than 1000 words.

You can submit your work right here.

Via: The Weird and Whatnot.

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