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 Cemetery Dance magazine is accepting submissions from June 5, 2018 until July 5, 2018 from authors who have never sold a story to the magazine before. If you’ve already had a story accepted for publication in the magazine, please wait for the next reading period. They are looking for stories up to 5,000 in length, and pay is pro rates. Full submission guidelines are here.

PodCastle is open for submissions until June 30th. They are looking for stories up to 6,000 words, and pay 6 cents per word. Full submission guidelines are here.

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Apex Publications will be accepting unsolicited submissions of novels/novellas January 1st through January 31st.

Apex will consider novellas in length of 30,000 to 40,000 words and novels in length up to 120,000 words, and are particularly looking for novels that fit within the dark sci-fi category. Dark fantasy and horror submissions are also welcome. A literary agent is not required for submission.

Full details can be found here.

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Issues in Earth Science is open to submissions. Fiction should be written for the feature, “Eww, there’s some geology in my fiction!”  We are interested in MG and YA fiction that incorporates Earth Science concepts as key, rather than incidental, elements. Stories should be between 1000 and 3000 words, with preference for stories around 2000 words. Payment will be $0.06/word ($60 minimum). Stories received before April 15 will be considered for the May 2017 publication window. Full guidelines here.

Daily Science Fiction (DSF) is a market accepting speculative fiction stories from 100 to 1,500 words in length: science fiction, fantasy, slipstream, etc. They will consider flash series–three or more flash tales built around a common theme. DSF pays 8 cents per word for first worldwide rights and for nonexclusive reprint rights. Additionally, they pay more money for additional reprinting in themed Daily Science Fiction anthologies. Full guidelines here.