SFF Short Story Markets

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27 Responses to SFF Short Story Markets

  1. crhodges says:

    Feel free to report any broken links.

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  4. Thanks for the listing. Your story, “Airlock,” appeared in the 12-NOV-2013 issue. It is still available online. http://www.perihelionsf.com/1311/anomalies.htm Scroll down. It is the fourth story on the Shorter Stories page.

  5. crhodges says:

    Thanks for pointing that out, Sam. Funny, I worked so hard to update all the puts and takes on the various markets I forgot to update my own credits (that I snuck into the list). Too clever for my own good, I guess. I did, however, know that “Airlock”had been published (it looked great!); I blogged the link back in November when it came out. And thanks again for publishing my story…

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  7. Mike Cluff says:

    Thanks for the listing. Your support means a lot!

  8. crhodges says:

    You’re welcome. As a short story writer, I;ll turn it around and say, to all the editors, slush pile readers and publishers out there, “Your support means a lot to us!”

  9. benjaminbfm says:

    Really appreciate having Blank Fiction mentioned here. Glad to be a paying market and looking forward to receiving submissions from your link.

  10. crhodges says:

    Thank you Benjamin. Writers need markets like bees need flowers. No honey otherwise.

  11. A bit of correction. Amazing Stories is not a ‘token’ market. It is in fact not a market at all – yet. We currently are a multi-author blog. We run excerpts from novel length works. We do not buy fiction at the current time.

    While I appreciate the inclusion here, I would also greatly appreciate it if it were presented correctly.

  12. crhodges says:

    Thanks for the clarification Steve, I’ll remove Amazing Stories from the Token list for now.

    • azair says:

      Great list here, thanks much for assembling it. Also, just a note that Penumbra is permanently closing at the end of 2014.

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  15. Iulian says:

    This is a great list. Would it be possible to include our magazine, Fantasy Scroll Magazine (http://fantasyscrollmag.com)? Our second issue was just released. Thank you!

    Iulian, Editor-in-Chief

  16. crhodges says:

    Hi Iulian. I just added your magazine to my list. Good luck with your Kickstarter campaign–send me a link for that and I will post it too.

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  18. Submission Blaster Books Webzine
    We seek science fiction stories in all subgenres. No paranormal romance, horror or fantasy please. If you want to know what kind of writing we like check out authors like David Weber and John Ringo. Favorite subgenres include military sci-fi and space opera. A good science fiction romance is a real treat as well.

    As for the desired length, we’re looking for short stories (1,000 to 5,000 words), novelettes (7,500 to 17,499 words) and novellas (17,500 to 39,999 words). Send your short stories in the body of an e-mail. Novelettes and novellas should be sent as a RTF and doc word document in the body of the e-mail. Please include your word count and a bio as well as a synopsis. The preferred font is Times New Roman 12; if there are chapters they should be in Times New Roman 14. You must include a cover page with the title and your name only.

    Payments will be: short stories, $10; novelettes, $60-100; novellas, $100-900.

    Send to jwerscdf@gmail.com. We can’t wait to read your work.

  19. crhodges says:

    Thanks Kevin. I’ll add you into the September update as well. Great to see a new paying market for Sci Fi readers and writers.

  20. Robert Davis says:

    Fantastic Stories of the Imagination (www.fantasticstoriesoftheimagination.com) is on its 4th issue and we’d love to be added to your list.

    Robert Davis
    Associate Editor
    Fantastic Stories of the Imagination

  21. crhodges says:

    Hi Robert

    I’ll be sure to add you to the list in my next update. Great to see another Pro market.

  22. Garrick says:

    Hello again. Also, there’s Bastion: http://www.bastionmag.com/



  23. I have decided to pay 3 cents per word all submissions to blaster books webzine. That is including 39,999 count words for novellas.

  24. Lee says:

    Hi, Science Fiction Trails seems to be closed. The Website is down.

    • crhodges says:

      Yup, I double-checked, it’s Happy Trails to that market. Guess the burst of popularity that the sci fi western subgenre got when Cowboys & Aliens came out has waned.

      Updating my list now. Thanks for the heads up.

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