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Writers’ Guidelines

Writers’ Guidelines
Submissions Status: CLOSED. When we determine when our next reading period will be, we will post an announcement here. Instructions for submitting to Lightspeed follow. Please read everything on this page and read the magazine before submitting. Submission Procedures for Short Fiction Instructions: All fiction must be submitted through our Moksha online submission system, located at lightspeedmagazine.com/submissions. Guidelines: Lightspeed is seeking original science fiction and fantasy stories. Format: Submissions should generally follow standard manuscript format, though we prefer single-spaced instead of double-spaced. Word Count: We are open to stories of 1500-10,000 words. Pay Rate: Lightspeed pays 8 cents per word for original fiction, or 2 cents per word for reprints. Rights: To see which rights we’re seeking, please view our contract template for original fiction or our contract template for reprinted fiction. Other Submission Procedures Additional Notes

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Lovecraft eZine January 7, 2016: We are temporarily CLOSED to submissions. Please read below for submission guidelines. The Lovecraft eZine pays $50 for accepted stories over 3,000 words and $25 for stories under 3,000 words, poetry, or flash fiction. We Want The Lovecraft eZine wants well-written, original Lovecraftian and Cthulhu Mythos fiction. Daily Science Fiction back to main submissions page Story Submission Guidelines Daily Science Fiction (DSF) is a market accepting speculative fiction stories from 100 to 10,000 words in length. Voluted Tales Voluted Tales Magazines Submission Guidelines Voluted Tales special editions. The first special edition of Voluted Tales, entitled "The Darkness Internal" is hosted by guest editor Christopher Nadeau. Christopher is looking for the following submissions. “The Darkness Internal”- Looking for stories that are outside the norm.

Fiction Guidelines Status: We are currently CLOSED to submissions. Shimmer will be closed to submissions from June 1 to September 3. Shimmer publishes speculative fiction — science fiction, fantasy, a dash of literary horror. Shimmer aspires to publish excellent fiction across lines of race, income, nationality, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, geography, and culture, and therefore encourages submissions of diverse stories from diverse authors. This includes, but is not limited to: people of color, LBGTQIA, women, the impoverished, the elderly, and those with disabilities.

Fiction Guidelines Status: We are currently open to submissions. Shimmer aspires to publish excellent fiction across lines of race, income, nationality, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ages, geography, and cultures, and therefore encourages submissions of diverse stories from diverse authors. This includes, but is not limited to: people of color, LBGTQIA, women, the impoverished, the elderly, and those with disabilities. We are not interested in acquiring fiction that denigrates or perpetuates stereotypes of the above groups; we are unlikely to be interested in rape stories, and encourage writers to find other dimensions to explore with their female characters.

BFS Journal submission guidelines BFS Journal #10 Guidelines last updated: 20 August 2014. About the BFS Journal The BFS Journal is a paperback journal of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and art that has been published two to four times a year by the British Fantasy Society since 2011. Previous contributors include Tom Pollock, Juliet McKenna, James Barclay, Anne Lyle, Lavie Tidhar, Storm Constantine, Ramsey Campbell, Sophia McDougall, Graham Joyce, Lou Morgan, Gary McMahon, Sarah Pinborough, Mark Morris, F.E. Higgins, Michael Marshall Smith and Gillian Redfearn. Strange Horizons Submissions Guidelines Each department has its own separate submission guidelines. For information about submitting work to a particular department, follow the appropriate link: Art: how to submit art galleries and illustrations.Fiction: how to submit prose short stories.Non-Fiction: how to submit essays, interviews, round-tables or columns.Poetry: how to submit SF, fantasy, horror, and "slipstream" verse.Podcasts: how to audition as a podcast reader.Reviews: how to submit or request reviews of works of speculative art and entertainment (especially books, films, and games).Works to be reviewed: how to ask the Reviews editors to write a review of your book or other work.

Submission Guidelines We are currently OPEN to short story submissions. Poetry submissions are closed. Our magazine is an SFWA-certified professional market. Editor-in-Chief: Jason Sizemore Managing Editor: Lesley Conner Original Short Fiction:

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