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» Guidelines Rattle: Poetry for the 21st Century. Rattle publishes unsolicited poetry and translations of poetry.

» Guidelines Rattle: Poetry for the 21st Century

Submissions are open year-round, always welcomed, and always free. Despite their growing prevalence in the literary community, we do not believe in submission fees and never will. Rattle does not accept work that has been previously published, in print or online (we do consider self-publishing to blogs, message boards, or Facebook as publication if it can be viewed publicly without login). Simultaneous submissions are encouraged. If the work is accepted elsewhere, just add a note through Submittable, or, if you submitted in hard copy, call or email to let us know. Contributors in print receive $100/poem and a complimentary one-year subscription to the magazine.

All submissions are automatically considered for the annual Neil Postman Award for Metaphor, a $1,000 prize judged by the editors. Quick Options:Submittable / Postal. TTA Press - Interzone: Science Fiction & Fantasy - Contributors' Guidelines. Contributors' Guidelines It is strongly recommended that you study the magazine before submitting.

TTA Press - Interzone: Science Fiction & Fantasy - Contributors' Guidelines

Being familiar with what we publish will obviously greatly improve your chances of acceptance. Non-Fiction We are not currently open to unsolicited submissions of non-fiction, although suggestions of what we should be covering are always welcome. The best place to make such suggestions is our forum, Facebook page, Twitter, or in an email to the editor. Artwork We are always happy to hear from artists wanting to illustrate stories and/or supply cover art. Short Stories. Asimov's Science Fiction - Manuscript Guidelines. Submitting to Digital Dragon GuidelinesDigital Dragon publishes science fiction and fantasy (including all its sub-genres).

The stories we’re interested in have a maximum word count of 1500 words. Literary Magazines - Science Fiction. 69 Flavors of Paranoia is an online horror and slip-stream fiction publication which is served in the form of...

Literary Magazines - Science Fiction

Apparent Magnitude will be a place where lovers of sci-fi and speculative fiction and poetry (AKA nerds, like me)... The goal of Asylum Ink is to build greater awareness and traffic between the various contributors as well as... Black Denim Lit welcomes thoughtful writers, new and established. All Possible Worlds: A magazine of science fiction and fantasy stories. - All Possible Worlds Story Submission Guidelines - We are currently accepting submissions of quality science fiction and fantasy writing of 500 to 6,000 words.

All Possible Worlds: A magazine of science fiction and fantasy stories. -

We are willing to include genre hybrids (a fantasy mystery, space comedy, or technological horror, for example). We want well-written stories that entertain - stories that the reader cannot stop reading until the story is finished. Quantum Realities - Specualtive Science Fiction E-Magazine. Sci Fi Scoop. Fox To Renew ‘Human Target’ And ‘Fringe?’

Sci Fi Scoop

With the second series of Human Target having aired and Fringe having been moved to the Friday night slot, the question arises whether these shows will be renewed by For Entertainment? SFWA. The Alternative-Science Respectability Checklist. Believe me, I sympathize.

The Alternative-Science Respectability Checklist

You are in possession of a truly incredible breakthrough that offers the prospect of changing the very face of science as we know it, if not more. The only problem is, you’re coming at things from an unorthodox perspective. Maybe your findings don’t fit comfortably with people’s preconceived notions, or maybe you don’t have the elaborate academic credentials that established scientists take for granted. Perhaps you have been able to construct a machine that produces more energy than it consumes, using only common household implements; or maybe you’ve discovered a hidden pattern within the Fibonacci sequence that accurately predicts the weight that a top quark would experience on Ganymede, expressed in femtonewtons; or it might be that you’ve elaborated upon an alternative explanation for the evolution of life on Earth that augments natural selection by unspecified interventions from a vaguely-defined higher power.

And that last part is sadly true. 1. 2. The Script Lab – Screenwriting Education and Screenplay Development. Novel Writing Tips & Fundamentals – Atomic Rockets. Your imagination has been captured by the roaring rockets from Heinlein's SPACE CADET or the Polaris from TOM CORBETT, SPACE CADET.

Atomic Rockets

But are such rockets possible? How does one go about defining the performance of these atomic-powered cruisers? This document gives some hints and equations that will allow back-of-the-envelope calculations on such matters. Though horribly simplistic, they are far better than just making up your figures. This site was mainly intended for science fiction authors who wanted a little scientific accuracy so they can write SF "the way God and Heinlein intended" (Arlan Andrews's Law). The engine and the torchship pages explain how easily do some of the calculations using Nomograms. . Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels, comic books and superhero books. Locus Online: The Website of The Magazine of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Field. It Came from the Slush Pile by Carol Pinchefsky - Intergalactic Medicine Show. December 2005 It Came from the Slush Pile "I got a cover letter in the form of a jigsaw puzzle, where I had to piece it together.

It Came from the Slush Pile by Carol Pinchefsky - Intergalactic Medicine Show

I put together the first couple of pieces and said, 'I can't believe I'm wasting my time on this.' So I didn't. " - Shawna McCarthy The slush pile. This is the dance they do: The writers write. The readers read. But sometimes writers, against all advice and heedless of literary guidelines, take it upon themselves to make their manuscripts stand apart from the hundreds of others on the slush pile. "A manuscript came in a pizza box. To put it bluntly, most unsolicited submissions are forgettable and bland at best and laughable at worst. The quotations inserted within the article say it all. Food turns what some writers believe a mere manuscript submission into a care package. John Joseph Adams, assistant editor at the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (also a writer here at the Medicine Show), mentions "canary colored paper" and "black submission envelopes. "