Bonnie Mercure's Guide to Writers' Markets
PAYING PRINT MARKETS
Needs: Original science fiction stories, 2500-4500 words. RT 6-12 weeks.
Pays $200 per story. No E-mail subs. Send complete manuscript to:
Needs: Horror, 500-7500 words. Pays: Payment varies, for FNASR Send
complete manuscript to:
3 times per annum. Needs: SF/F/H/SL, 1500-8000 words. Pays £25 to author of story voted by readers as best of issue (others - contributors' copy only). RT: 1-3 months. No e-subs. Include e-mail address as editor will respond via e-mail (otherwise send 2 IRCs & SAE). Send complete manuscript to: Roelof Goudriaan,Editor, Albedo One, 2 Post Road, Lusk, Co Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
Needs: Mysteries, from classic whodunit to the hardboiled, up to 15000 words. Pays:.08 cents per word. Send complete manuscript to: Cathleen Jordan, Editor, 475 Park Avenue South, 11th Floor, New York NY 10016
Needs: Science Fiction, Horror, Fantasy, to 7500 words. Pays: 1/2 cent/word up to 7,500 words. Send manuscript to firstname.lastname@example.org William R. Cliffe, Editor
Needs: SF, 1000-10000 words. Wants stories only from professional authors,
or authors with substantial credits. Check site for updates and details.
Pays: .06-08 cents per word. Send complete manuscript to: Pierce Watters,
Executive Editor/ Kim Mohan, Editor
Amelia (No Website)
Needs: Mainstream and genre, 1000-5000 words. Pays: $35-50, plus copies.
E-MAIL email@example.com (Query only). Send complete manuscript to:
Frederick A. Raborg, Jr., Editor
Needs: Character oriented SF, to 15000 words. Pays: .06 cents per word for FNASR. RT: 6 weeks. Send complete manuscript to: Gardner Dozois, Editor, 475 Park Avenue South, 11th Floor, New York NY 10016
Needs: SF, to 20000 words. Publishes serials. Science must be intregal
to the story. Pays: .04-.06 cents per word on acceptance for FNASR. Send
complete manuscript to: Stanley Schmidt, Editor
Needs: SF/F/H/SL, to 8000 words. No reprints or serials. Do not submit Dec - March. Pays $20-60 (Australian) per 1k words for First Australian Serial Rights & Non-exclusive Anthology & Electronic Rights. RT: 6 months. Email Enquiries@aurealis.hl.net (Query only). Send complete manuscript to: Dirk Strasser, Stephen Higgins, Editors, Chimaera Publications, PO Box 2164, Mt Waverley, Victoria 3149, Australia.
Needs: SL/H/F/SF, no word limit. Considers Reprints. Pays £10 or
US$15 per 1000 words for First English Language Rights. RT: 2 months.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (Query Only). Writer's Resources: http://www.bbr-online.com/writers
Needs: Horror, to 7000 words. Pays:$20 and up. Send complete manuscript to: David G. Barnett. 1921 E. Colonial Drive, 2nd Floor, Orlando, FL 32803
Needs: Genre and mainstream, to 5000 words. Pays $100 on acceptance. Send complete manuscript to: Marcia Preston, Editor, PO Box 30596, Edmond, OK 73013
Carriage House Review
Needs: Horror, Suspense and mystery, to 5000 words. Closed Oct. 1-March 1. Encourages unpublished writers to submit. Pays .03-.05 cents per word. RT 4-10 weeks. Send complete manuscript to: Editor Richard Chizmar, Cemetery Dance, P.O. Box 827, Abingdon, MD 21009
Quarterly. Needs: SF & Fantasy, to 2000-10000 words. Pays: .01 cents per word and copies. Send complete manuscript to: Dave Switzer & Bob Switzer, Editors, Challenging Destiny, R.R. #6, St. Marys, Ontario, Canada N4X 1C8
Quarterly. Needs: SF, 1000-10000 words.
"Dateline July 21 2299: Mankind has expanded to occupy all the vacant
plots in the Solar System... Contributors should familiarize themselves
with several issues in order to avoid contradicting stories which have
already been published." One story per issue devoted to an event or character
from between 2050 and 2250. Pays £5 or US$8 per 1000 words for First
British Serial Rights E-mail: email@example.com
Quarterly. Needs: Horror, Dark Fantasy,
Supernatural, Dark sci-fi, 500-4000 words. Must contain a horrific element.
No poetry. No serial killers. No gratuitous violence or sex. Pays ¼¢/word
& 2 copies for FNASR RT: 6 weeks. E-mail subs preferred, in email
body only to DarkWithZine@netscape.net
Quarterly. Needs: H/F/DF/SF, 1000-5000
words. No reprints or multisubs. Pays 1-2¢/word plus 1 copy for FNASR
RT 4-8 weeks
Quarterly. Needs: Dark Fiction, 3500-4000
words. Looking for character driven fiction with a dark element. No vampires
or excessive gore. Pays ¼¢/word & 1 copy for FNASR RT: 4-6
Quarterly. Needs: Vampire poetry and fiction, to 1000-5000 words. Wants original ideas and story concepts. Pays: .01-.05 cents per word. Send complete manuscript to: Angela Kessler, Editor, Box 2988, Radford VA 24143-2988
Quarterly. Needs: Bizzarre, Surreal, Urban Fantasy. 1000-4000 words.
Pays $3 per story. Email subs to firstname.lastname@example.org
Quarterly. Needs: SF/F/H, to 10000 words.
Submissions only from Australian citizens & residents. Pays $20 (Australian)
& 1 copy for One-Time Rights & First Electronic Rights (will also
post your story on their website). RT: 10 weeks.
Needs: All types of mysteries, up to 10,000 words. Preferred length is 4,000-6000. Publishes one or two short novels per year. Pays:3 to 8 ¢ a word Send complete sub to: Janet Hutchings, Editor, 475 Park venue South, 11th Floor, New York NY 10016
"Quiet Tales of Dark Fantasy and Horror".
Needs: H/DF, to 4000 words.Looking for the fantastic, surreal, bizarre
and strange with powerful supernatural element. No cliches, splatterpunk,
gothic, blood-and-guts, insane characters, stories about obese people
who eat others or who are evil. No stories not set in the present. Reprints
& multisubs OK, if informed. Pays ½-2¢/word over 1000 words
& 1 copy for FNASR. RT: 3-21 days. E-mail subs OK, in email body or
attached as ASCII to email@example.com
Biannual. Needs: Literary, but covers
genre, to 3000 words. Publishes short shorts(250 words) and novel excerpts.
Deadlines (for each issue): 1 March & 1 October Pays $5 (Canadian)
per printed page & 1 copy for FNASR, up to 3000 words. RT: 60 days
after deadline date. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Quarterly. Needs: SF/F, 2500-4000 words. Also publishes short-shorts.
Pays $10-$20 for First Rights. RT: 4 weeks. Email Suwriter@aol.com (Query
Needs: Mainstream, to 10000 words. Any theme. Send in January, April, July, and October. Sponsors contests. Pays: $500 for first publication and nonexclusive anthology rights upon acceptance. Send complete manuscript to: Linda Davies, Co-Editor, 710 SW Madison St. Suite 504, Portland Oregon 97205
Quarterly. Needs: all types of fantasy
- Sword & Sorcery, High and Low fantasy, Urban fantasy, up to 4000
words. Pays ¼¢/word plus 1 copy. E-mail subs OK, in email body
only, to email@example.com
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