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Ongoing Submissions: SFS Stories

Payment: $25
Theme: sci-fi or fantasy

SFS Stories is a throwback to the golden age of fantasy and science fiction. Think of authors like Bradbury, Clarke, Asimov, and the sci-fantasy pulp magazines that published their delectable stories. Each issuecontains sci-fi or fantasy tales for lovers of flash fiction.
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Taking Submissions: One Story Spring 2022

Deadline: May 31st, 2022
Payment: $500 and 25 contributors copies
Theme: literary fiction

Submission Periods: January 15th – May 31st | October 4th – November 14th

What kinds of stories is One Story looking for?
One Story is seeking literary fiction. Because of our format, we can only accept stories between 3,000 and 8,000 words. They can be any style and on any subject as long as they are good. We are looking for stories that leave readers feeling satisfied and are strong enough to stand alone.
Does One Story pay?
Yes. One Story pays $500 and 25 contributors copies for First Serial North American rights. All rights will revert to the author following publication.
Does One Story accept previously published material?
No. One Story is looking for previously unpublished material. However, if a story has been published in print outside of North America, it will be considered. Stories previously published online—on blogs, personal websites, online literary magazines, or forums—will not be accepted.

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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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Taking Submissions: Electric Spec Spring Issue 2022

Deadline: April 15th, 2022
Payment: $20 per story
Theme: Electric Spec prefers science fiction, fantasy, and the macabre, but we’re willing to push the limits of traditional forms of these genres.

submissions at electricspec (dot) com
Please don’t query us about your story submission. We don’t have the manpower to answer such queries. An editor will email you back as soon as possible with the decision about your story. This can take a few days, or, up to three months. We make every effort to get back to authors in a timely manner but we get a lot of submissions so sometimes it’s not possible.

A note on our editorial policy: before publication we may work with the author to edit the story for length or readability. However, we always remain true to the spirit of the story and the author has final approval.

Issues are published at the end of February, May, August, and November. We reserve the right to shift publication date slightly, as necessary.

We have reading periods for each issue, though we never close to submissions.

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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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Ongoing Submissions: Proton Reader

Payment: $0.08/word for the first 2,000 words, and $0.02/word after that.
Theme: Speculative fiction with a bent toward science over fantasy, details below!

Submissions

We are open for submissions of original speculative science fiction.

If you’re already familiar with our submission guidelines, head to our Moksha submission portal.

Fiction Submission Guidelines

We accept stories ranging from 250 to 15,000 words. We will accept stories longer than this, but they will be harder to sell.

For us, speculative fiction involves speculating in some form or another (directly, indirectly, metaphorically, etc) about the human condition in the immediate or distant future. This can be done in many genres under the umbrella of speculative fiction, including, but certainly not limited to, science fiction, fantasy, and *punk.
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Taking Submissions: Mythaxis January 2022 Submission Period

Submission Window: January 23rd-30th, 2022
Payment: $20
Theme: Science fiction and fantasy

As of 2021Mythaxis will be published four times a year, and is periodically open to submissions within the following schedule:

  • January 23rd-30th
  • April 23th-30th
  • July 23rd-30th
  • October 23rd-30th

Submissions received outside of these dates will unfortunately be lost and therefore not responded to. When open, we seek and offer the following: (more…)

Taking Submissions: Eye to the Telescope #44

Deadline: March 15th, 2022
Payment: US 3¢/word rounded up to nearest dollar; minimum US $3, maximum $25
Theme: Notional Ekphrasis

Eye to the Telescope 44, Notional Ekphrasis, will be edited by F. J. Bergmann.

Ekphrastic poetry consists of poems based on visual art; “Musée des Beaux Arts” by W. H. Auden is a classic example. The work does not necessarily need to be described in the poem, nor is it considered necessary to view the image in order to appreciate the resultant poem.

Notional works of art are those that do not actually exist; fiction (and poetry) are replete with instances of these; another classic example is “My Last Duchess” by Robert Browning.

Notional exphrastic poems, therefore, would be poems inspired by works of art that exist only in your own imagination (or that of others), from any period in time or space.

We are eager to read what you send!

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