Last Updated: Saturday, 1 March 2014
15 Market Listings
This page contains periodical markets that pay 3¢/word to 4.99¢/word for works of all lengths (based on the mean average between the shortest and the longest accepted word counts), and shared royalty markets built on a "semiprofessional" model, that do not include stories written by the publisher(s), editor(s), or staff. Read the complete guidelines carefully before submitting. Try to read at least one issue to get a feel for what is wanted. If in doubt contact the editor. US ($), UK (£), or EU (€) currency are used unless otherwise noted. U.S. addresses are used unless otherwise noted. These listings are provided in good faith with the belief the info is correct, but Ralan.com accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions in them. The fact that an entry is listed here is no guarantee that said entity will ever publish anything. Contact with any editor or publisher is at the contributor's own risk. Ralan.com encourages all potential contributors to do a web search of the editor's and/or publisher's name before submitting to them. Each visitor assumes all risk associated with the use or misuse of the information here.
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ABYSS & APEX - quarterly webzine; most genres, no h (fic/flash/poem). Pay: 5¢/word ($75 max.); poem=$5. Words: fic=1½k-10k (longer query); flash=<1½k. RT: 2-3 months. Reprints: query. E-subs: ONLY. (Q). Annual Reading Periods: Fic/Flash: 1st weeks of Feb/May/Aug/Nov; Poetry: all of Jun/Dec. [Top]
AUREALIS - 10 issues/year (skips Dec/Jan) e-zine/print best-of anthos; sf/f/h (fic/nonfic/art). Non-AU authors must query first! Pay: AU$20-60/1k words; art=AU$10-75 . Words: fic=2-8k; nonfic=½k-4k. RT: <2 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). See also aurealisXpress [Top]
MARKET NOTE - 01Feb13: temp. closed to fiction subissions
COSMOS ONLINE - daily webzine; sf (fic; query for nonfic/art/photo). Pay: AU$100. Words: 2k-4k. RT: approx. 2 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). [Top]
THE DARK - bimonthly e-zine; df/MagReal/dark sf/surreal (fic/nonfic/art). Pay: 3¢/word. Words: 1k-5k (query if longer). RT: 1-4 weeks. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). [Top]
MARKET NOTE - 01Mar14: I'm assured issue #7 is close to release; on indefinite hiatus & closed to submissions
GUD MAGAZINE - semiannual print/e-zine/e-book/PDF/Kindle/etc.; all genres (fic/nonfic/poem/art/comics). SUB INFO HIDDEN DUE TO HIATUS! (Q). (DLS) [Top]
HEROIC FANTASY QUARTERLY - quarterly webzine; heroic f/S&S/high f (fic/flash/poem). Pay: fic=$100; flash/poem=$25; epic poem=$100. Words: fic=<10k; serials=<50k; poem=<30 pages. RT: <60 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). Yearly Reading Periods: Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec only! [Top]
IDEOMANCER - quarterly e-zine (web/PDF); non-traditional hypertext (fic/poem). Pay: 3¢/word (max $40), $6/poem. Words: <7k. RT: 30 days. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (Q). (DLS) Yearly Readings: Dec-Jan/Mar-Apr/Jun-Jul/Sep-Oct only! [Top]
LAMPLIGHT - quarterly e-zine/annual print (PDF); h/mys/dark sf/noir; no vampires, werewolves or zombies (fic/flash). Pay: fic=$150; flash=$50. Words: fic=>2k; flash=<1k (1k-2k=query). RT: <90 days. Reprints: query. E-subs: OFF SITE FORM ONLY. (QS). [Top]
MARKET NOTE - Feb01: on hiatus, closed to submissions until further notice; current subs may be withdrawn
MICHAEL MOORCOCK'S NEW WORLDS MAGAZINE (GLs) - quarterly print/webzine; all SpecFic (fic). SUB INFO HIDDEN WHILE ON HIATUS! (QS). [Top]
MARKET NOTE: - 02Feb14: temporarily closed to submissions
MIDNIGHT ECHO - biannual (Australian HWA); print/PDF; df/h (fic/nonfic/poem/art/comics). Pay: fic=AU3¢/word; poem=<AU$25. Words: stories=<5k; 1 novelette/issue=<10k (max $300, query first); poem=<100 lines. RT: not specified. Reprints: no. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). Annual Readings: varies (see GLs). [Top]
MARKET NOTE - 24Jan14: closed to new submissions until the next reading period TBA
ON SPEC - quarterly print; most SpecFic genres (fic/flash/poem/art (CA artists ONLY). Pay: fic=CA$50-CA$200 +2 copies; poem/flash=CA$50 +1 copy. Words: <6k (poem=100 lines). RT: <4 months (or longer). Reprints: no. E-subs: FICTION/FLASH ONLY. (Q). Reading Periods: vary (see GLs). [Top]
ON THE PREMISES - triannual contest web/e-zine; any genre, themed (fic). Prizes: $180/140/100 & 0-3 HMs@$40. Words: 1k-5k. RT: 4-6 weeks after DL. Reprints: no. E-subs: OFFSITE FORM ONLY. (Q). [Top]
Submission/Entry Periods: irregular
SPINETINGLERS - monthly webzine/annual print "Best of" antho; h/f/df (fic). Pay: 1st place=£100, 2nd=£50, 3rd-5th=£25. Words: <5k. RT: <30 days. Reprints: yes. E-subs: ONLY. (QS). [Top]
STAR*LINE: Digest of the Science Fiction Poetry Association - (See the listing on the Flash/Poetry Market page.)
THE STRAND MAGAZINE - triannual print; mys/detective/terror/supernat (fic/nonfic/poem). Pay: $25-150. Words: 1k-short novellas (prefers 2-6k). RT: 4-10 months. Reprints: no. E-subs: NONE. (Q). [Top]