Generally, it takes us two weeks to respond to submissions. This can be extended by holidays and a large backlog. Please allow up to four weeks for a reply.
Additionally, we may be interested in a piece for an anthology we've yet to announce. So accepted work may not be published for over a year.
- We are looking for short stories for one of our 3 upcoming anthologies. More info posted soon.
- We prefer stories that are at least 5,000 words. But will accept stories that are between 2,500 and 25,000 words.
- We love all types of Fantasy, SciFi, Horror, Mystery, and Thriller.
- No erotica or romance. Must be acceptable for a 14+ audience.
- No abstract, absurd, or non-conventional narrative styles.
- We are accepting previously published short stories.
- Multiple submissions are fine.
- Manuscripts must be complete and edited.
- We provide payment for an accepted story based on a number of factors. Minimum payment of $20 for original works, $10 for republishes.
- Payments are roughly 2 months after acceptance. Check or PayPal.
- We are looking for non-exclusive world-wide rights for print, eBook, and audio.