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    Monday, 14 May 2018

    20 Fantasy And Sci-Fi Magazines That Pay Writers


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    Fantasy and Sci-Fi Magazines are fun to write for.
    They publish quite intriguing content for a niche market that understands a whole different world from the general population’s perspective. Writers are encouraged to be innovative and exceptionally imaginative – and this is where the fun happens! Most of the Fantasy and Sci-Fi magazines on our list accept feature-length pieces, so writers can let their imagination roam free.
    Here are 20 Fantasy and Sci-Fi paying magazines for you to choose from. Please note that a few of the publications may be closed for submissions at certain times of year. Make a note of when they’re open again and keep trying with your stories and articles.
    Note: Want to get paid to write in niches other than the Fantasy and Sci-Fi niches? Be sure to check out our ultimate list of magazines that pay writers.
    Pay: 7 – 12 cents per word
    Fantasy & Science Fiction publishes material related to fantasy and science fiction. They encourage prospective writers to submit articles of up to 25,000 words in length. They like receiving full manuscripts instead of queries.
    Payment is between 7 and 12 cents per word, and is made upon acceptance. Art work is also welcome, but please see guidelines before submitting.
    Pay: 10 cents per word
    Analog covers content related to science fiction – including novellas. Submissions are judged on merit only, so new writers are welcome to submit work. They prefer writers to send cover letters or queries instead of full manuscripts. Short stories should be between 2,000 and 7,500 words in length.
    They pay between 8 to 10 cents per word for stories, and payment is made upon acceptance.
    Pay: 6 cents per word
    Ares Magazine seeks to publish content on the following genres: science fiction, fantasy, mythology, horror, alternative history and pulp adventure. They are currently not accepting fiction submissions, but prospective freelancers are welcome to send in art and game designs. This publication likes fiction submissions to be between 4,000 and 10,000 words in length.
    Payment is 6 cents per word, paid upon publication. Do check their website for detailed guidelines.
    Pay: 8 – 10 cents per word
    Asimov’s Science Fiction is a widely-distributed publication, dedicated to the science fiction genre. Their call for submissions is for articles no longer than 20,000 words. Asimov’s Science Fiction uses an online submissions system, so please keep this in mind.
    They pay between 8 and 10 cents per word for shorter stories of up to 7,500 words.
    Pay: 10 cents per word
    Clarkesworld Magazine covers a variety of topics related to science fiction and fantasy. They are currently accepting art, non-fiction and short stories, and expect articles to be between 1,000 and 16,000 words in length.
    Clarkesworld magazine pays 10 cents for the first 5,000 words, and 8 cents from there on. There’s a wealth of information on their site to steer you in the right direction when writing for them, so please read this carefully.
    Pay: $100
    GigaNotoSaurus is open to everything related to science fiction and fantasy. This publication accepts articles within the 5,000 and 25,000 words range. They invite prospective writers to send full manuscripts instead of queries.
    Payment is $100 per story, paid upon acceptance.
    Pay: 6 cents per word
    InterGalactic Medicine Show will publish content and art work on science fiction and fantasy. There is no specific word count and submissions are made through an online form. They pay 6 cents per word, upon publication.
    Please be familiar with what they publish before submitting work.
    Pay: 2 cents per word
    Kasma Science Fiction magazine covers most topics within the science fiction genre. Kasma’s call for submissions is for articles between 1,000 and 5,000 words in length. This publication pays 2 cents per word, upon publication.
    Submission is all done through their website, so do check there for details.
    Pay: $100
    Mad Scientist Journal is a widely-distributed publication, covering topics that can be loosely classed as ‘mad science’. They are currently not accepting submissions until Spring. Short fiction should be no more than 8,000 words, while 2,000 words is the limit for flash fiction.
    Mad Scientist Journal pays $100 upon publication.
    10. Pseudopod
    Pay: 6 cents per word
    Pseudopod is a genre magazine in audio form, dedicated to horror, dark and weird fiction. They expect short fiction to be no more than 6,000 words in length. Pseudopod invites prospective freelancers to send a cover letter before sending the full manuscript.
    Payment is 6 cents per word, paid upon publication. Their submission guidelines are very detailed and specific, so do study these before writing anything.
    Pay: 3 cents per word
    The Drabblecast is a weekly podcast, featuring flash fiction from a variety of genres. They encourage writers to submit stories no longer than 4,000 words. Submissions should be made via email.
    Payment is 3 cents per word, paid upon publication.
    Pay: 8 cents per word
    Lightspeed Magazine publishes material within the science-fiction and fantasy genres. They’re open to stories between 1,500 and 10,000 words in length, but prefer stories of no more than 5,000 words.
    Lightspeed Magazine pays 8 cents per word upon publication. They have strict guidelines and formatting, so do heed these when writing for them.
    Pay: 15 cents per word
    Fantastic Stories Of the Imagination covers a range of science-fiction and fantasy topics. They’re inviting prospective freelancers to submit original stories of no more than 3,000 words in length. Please send full manuscripts in the first instance.  
    FSI Magazine pays 15 cents per word – upon publication.
    Pay: 6 cents per word
    Crossed Genres publishes any genre of writing, and are not restricted to science fiction and fantasy. They invite writers to submit  work between 1,000 and 6,000 words in length. Crossed Genres works with an editorial calendar or a monthly theme. There’s a wealth of information on their site, which you should read before considering submitting anything to them.
    They pay 6 cents per word, upon publication.
    Pay: $100
    Heroic Fantasy Quarterly covers a wide range of topics related to heroic fantasy, every three months. This publication has a particular calendar on their website, and they expect prospective freelancers to consult this. They like articles that are no longer than 10,000 words.
    Payment is $100 for stories, and is made upon publication.
    Pay: 5 cents per word
    Shimmer Zine is a unique publication that deals with fiction, written from eclectic viewpoints. Their call for submissions is for articles no longer than 7,500 words. Ideally, they like content that are about 4,000 words long.
    Their submission guidelines are quite specific, so do study their site before writing anything for them. They pay 5 cents per word, upon publication.
    Pay: 6 cents per word
    Beneath Ceaseless Skies is dedicated to literary adventure fantasy. They encourage potential freelancers to submit articles no longer than 10,000 words. They will also accept longer stories – depending on the plot.
    Submission guidelines on their site are specific and dense, so please be familiar with what they publish and the types of characters they love before writing. Payment is 6 cents per word, paid upon publication.
    Pay: 3 cents per word
    The Dark Magazine is a monthly publication dedicated to horror and dark fantasy. They are in need of stories from 1,000 to 6,000 words in length. Submissions should be made via email, in a particular format.
    This publication pays 3 cents per word, and payment is made upon acceptance.
    Pay: $300
    Fiction Vortex focuses on horror, Sci-Fi, fantasy, supernatural and alternate history stories; converting them into series. They publish content no longer than 3,500 words, and submissions should be made by email. Do check out their guidelines for specific information on how to submit work.
    Payment is $300, made upon publication.
    Pay: 6 cents per word
    Waylines Magazine publishes science fiction, horror and fantasy stories. They accept manuscripts between 1,000 and 6,000 words in length. Prospective freelancers are to send the magazine a query with an idea before starting work.
    Waylines Magazine pays 6 cents per word, upon publication.

                       
    source: www.writersincharge.com

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