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 […]
Mother of Invention, a new anthology from Twelfth Planet Press, will feature diverse, challenging stories about gender as it relates to the creation of artificial intelligence and robotics. They are looking for stories of between 500 and 5,000 words, and payment is 6 cents per word. Full guidelines here.
Uncanny Magazine is reopening to short fiction from June 3-June 10th. They are looking for stories between 750-6,000 words and pay 8 cents a word. Full guidelines here.
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 […]
Persistent Visions is looking for fresh fiction that skirts the edges of reality. They pay 7 cents a word for first English world rights, and first option on anthology and podcast reprint rights. Stories selected for reprint in anthologies and podcasts will receive addition payment. Stories can be up to 7,500 words long, and previously […]
Zombies Need Brains LLC is accepting submissions to its three science fiction and fantasy anthologies SUBMERGED, ALL HAIL OUR ROBOT CONQUERORS!, and THE DEATH OF ALL THINGS. Stories for this anthology must be original (no reprints or previously published material), no more than 7,500 words in length, and must satisfy the theme of the anthology. […]
Uncanny Magazine is now open to short story submissions. They are looking for diverse SFF stories of between 750-6000 words from writers of every possible background. Payment is $.08 per word (including audio rights). You can find full details here.
Persistent Visions is looking for fresh fiction that skirts the edges of reality. They want science fiction and fantasy that is truly revolutionary, and that embraces the variety of human experience in all of its glory. They pay seven cents a word for first English world rights, and first option on anthology and podcast reprint […]
Fireside Fiction reopened to submissions April 1 and will remain open until April 30. Noted writer and editor Daniel Jose Older is guest editing during this submission period, and the stories he chooses will be spread over several issues. Fireside pays 12.5 cents per word. Full details here. If you write SFF or horror screenplays, […]
Uncanny Magazine is reopening to submissions on February 9, 2016, They are looking for short stories of between 700 and 6,000 words. Payment is 8 cents per word. You can find complete guidelines here.