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Clarkesworld Magazine - Online Science Fiction and Fantasy : Submission Guidelines

Clarkesworld Magazine - Online Science Fiction and Fantasy : Submission Guidelines
Clarkesworld Magazine is a Hugo, World Fantasy, and British Fantasy Award-winning science fiction and fantasy magazine that publishes short stories, interviews, articles and audio fiction. Issues are published monthly and available on our website, for purchase in ebook format, and via electronic subscription. All original fiction is also published in our trade paperback series from Wyrm Publishing. Fiction Guidelines Stories must be: Well-written. Science fiction need not be "hard" SF, but rigor is appreciated. Though no particular setting, theme, or plot is anathema to us, the following are likely hard sells: Fiction Submissions Process Do NOT email or mail submissions. Our submissions form asks for your name, email address, cover letter, story title, word count, genre and story. After you have submitted your story, a tracking number will be displayed and an automated email confirmation containing this information will be sent to you. Confidentiality Non-Fiction Guidelines Art Guidelines Related:  Magazine Submissions

Locus Online: The Website of The Magazine of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Field Writer's Guidelines SubTerrain » about subTerrain publishes original fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, essays, and commentary three times a year. Submissions must be previously unpublished material. (Note maximum number of submissions per issue in General Guidelines below.) subTerrain welcomes submissions from both emerging and established authors. Issue #79 (Spring 18) Theme: Bye-bye VancouverOur spring 2018 issue will focus on the changing/shifting landscape of Vancouver. Issue #80 (Summer/Fall 18) Theme: MarginsLife on the margins, being on the border or edge of society. Issue #81 (Winter 18) General IssueSubmissions open July 2, 2018 Deadline for submissions: September 3, 2018 When submitting, please identify on the envelope the theme issue for which you're submitting. Feel free to interpret these themes in unique and unusual ways. All other regular submission guidelines still apply, as below. Submissions must be previously unpublished and be: 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Payment rates for published submissions:

Analog -- What is Analog? Astounding/Analog (often all-encompassingly just called ASF) is often considered the magazine where science fiction grew up. When editor John W. Campbell took over in 1938, he brought to Astounding an unprecedented insistence on placing equal emphasis on both words of "science fiction." Real science and technology have always been important in ASF, not only as the foundation of its fiction, but as the subject of articles about real research with big implications for the future. The pages of Astounding/Analog have been home to many of science fiction's foremost writers and stories. Some people who haven't read Analog assume it has a much narrower emphasis on "nuts and bolts" than it actually has.

Writer's Guidelines - Contact Us | Analog Science Fiction Manuscript Guidelines Payment & Rights Analog’s Science Fiction and Fact magazine is an established market for science fiction stories. Analog pays 8-10 cents per word for short fiction (up to approximately 20,000 words), 6 cents per word for serials (40,000-80,000 words), 9 cents per word for fact articles, and $1 per line for poetry. Story Content Analog will consider material submitted by any writer solely on the basis of merit. We have no hard-and-fast editorial guidelines, because science fiction is such a broad field that I don't want to inhibit a new writer's thinking by imposing Thou Shalt Nots. We publish science fiction stories in which some aspect of future science or technology is so integral to the plot that, if that aspect were removed, the story would collapse. The science can be physical, sociological, psychological. Fact Articles Our readers are very intelligent and technically knowledgeable but represent a very wide diversity of backgrounds. Other Information Reply Process

Weird Tales - Submission Guidelines We closed to fiction and poetry submissions February 26th of 2014 at 6PM Eastern time, and plan to open again in the Fall of 2014. We will announce new themes at that time. We pay three cents a word for unsolicited submissions published in Weird Tales Magazine. We pay a $10 flat fee for under 500 word pieces of flash fiction published on this website. Each issue of Weird Tales has a theme. We also publish work that has nothing to do with the themes, so feel free to send what you have. We are seeking art for all upcoming issues. Please know that each issue of Weird Tales — beginning with issue 360 — will have a theme. A limited amount of nonfiction will be considered for publication. Submissions should be double-spaced with indented paragraphs with no extra space inserted between paragraphs. Do not underline material to be highlighted. The most preferable format for submissions is .rtf, but Word .doc is also acceptable, as is WordPerfect’s .wpd.

Fantasy and Science Fiction - Writers' Guidelines Writer's Guidelines • Fantasy & Science Fiction has no formula for fiction, but we like to be surprised by stories, either by the character insights, ideas, plots, or prose. The speculative element may be slight, but it should be present. We prefer character-oriented stories, whether it's fantasy, science fiction, horror, humor, or another genre. F&SF encourages submissions from diverse voices and perspectives, and has published writers from all over the world. Do not query for fiction; submit the entire manuscript. • We do not accept simultaneous submissions. • We prefer not to see more than one submission from a writer at a time. • Allow 8 weeks for a response. • Payment is 8-12 cents per word on acceptance. • Our columns and non-fiction articles are assigned in-house. • Since we use so little art—just six covers a year, no interiors—we have no separate artist's guidelines. • Send cartoon queries as well as orders for sample copies to Gordon Van Gelder, Fantasy & Science Fiction, P.O.

Renovation - Your First Worldcon An introduction by Stu Segal and Laurie Mann. The World Science Fiction Convention is an international gathering of the Science Fiction and Fantasy communities. Worldcon attracts members each year from North and South America, Africa, Europe, Australia and Asia ... and in the last decade the convention has been held on 4 continents. Authors, artists, editors, publishers, gamers, vendors, musicians and fans all attend. Everyone who attends joins (except for the Guests of Honor and a few special speakers, everyone you see, regardless that they are a first timer or a million selling author, has paid for the privilege of attending). In recent years our attending members have included Ray Bradbury, Neil Gaiman, George R. The convention is organized and run by fans, volunteers all. When you show up at a Worldcon for the first time, it's much like walking into a giant buffet, an enormous room filled with table after table of delicacies. The Hugo Awards, and the Awards Ceremony Events Exhibits Art

Submissions | Abyss & Apex FICTION SUBMISSIONS Are CLOSED as of 12 midnight February 7, 2018. PLEASE WHITELIST abyssandapex@gmail.com. Submissions sent outside our submission periods will be deleted unread.Reading Periods: The submissions editors at Abyss & Apex read short fiction and flash during designated reading periods ONLY, four times a year. Formatting: All short fiction submissions of more than 1,250 words must be in William Shunn Manuscript Format. Please do NOT summarize your story in your cover letter. For Fiction submissions of more than 1,250 words in length, please attach your .rtf or .doc or docx to your email. FICTION SUB: “Your title here” or FLASH FICTION SUB: “Your title here” Our editors try their best to provide feedback on stories that are declined, but may not be able to answer specific questions on the reasons a story was not accepted. Contract and Payment: 2018 sample contract at this link. November 2017 OPEN NOWMay 2018 Small Press Book Reviews Above button is for PayPal.

UFO – Unidentified Funny Objects | Alex Shvartsman's Speculative Fiction Please read the guidelines carefully before submitting your story! Unidentified Funny Objects is an annual anthology of humorous SF/F. Past headliners include George R. For UFO7 we’re seeking all style and sub-genres of speculative humor. SUBMISSION WINDOW: April 1 – April 30, 2018 LENGTH: 500-5000 words. PAYMENT: $0.10 per word + contributor copy. a check. FORMAT: RTF or DOC. SEND TO: Upload your stories via this submissions link. Limit of 1 submission per author — even if you receive a response before the submission window closes please do not send another story unless directly invited to do so. Please do not respond to rejections. RIGHTS SOUGHT: First Worldwide print and electronic English Language rights. POLICIES & RESPONSE TIME: No reprints, multiple or simultaneous submissions please. We’re looking for speculative stories with a strong humor element. Puns and stories that are little more than vehicles for delivering a punch line at the end aren’t likely to win us over. Please don’t.

Submission Guidelines Archives - Cemetery Dance Online If you have a soon-to-be-published book that you’d like to have considered for possible review in Cemetery Dance magazine, you’re on the right page. (This is NOT how you submit manuscripts for publication consideration. This page is only for books that are already being published. If you have a manuscript or artwork you want to submit to the magazine, comic, or book line, please visit the appropriate page: Magazine Submission Guidelines, Comic Submission Guidelines, or Book Submission Guidelines.) Please Note: Authors may submit properly bound review copies, but please make sure your publisher isn’t sending us a review copy first. To have your book considered for review in the magazine, please send one review copy/galley to each of the following addresses: Cemetery Dance magazine Review Department 132-B Industry Lane, Unit 7 Forest Hill, MD 21050 Kevin Lucia Reviews Sections Editor 483 Dunham Hill Road Castle Creek, NY 13744 Like this: Like Loading...

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