Tag Archives: fantasy

Apex Magazine paying for prose & poetry sci fi, fantasy, horror

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up to 5,000 words; pays $.05/word; accepts short fiction and poetry; details HERE:

http://www.apex-magazine.com/submission-guidelines/

REMINDER: FREE fantasy story contest

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Highlights: CA$H PRIZES / NO ENTRY FEE!!
Deadline: December 1, 2012 (less than one month – submit NOW)!!

FREE horror and fantasy contests

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Liternational is holding two no-entry fee contests. 1,000-5,000 words per story; horror due by Oct. 1; fantasy due by Dec. 1, 2012; NO holiday-themed material before October 1, 2012!) Details HERE:

http://www.liternational.com/contest-2/

FREE short story contest – horror/fantasy

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“The Santa CLAWS” contest; no entry fee; $1,500 total in prizes; 1,000-1,5000 words; deadline is Oct. 1 for horror or Dec. 1, 2012 for fantasy; details HERE:

http://www.liternational.com/contest-2/

Aurealis magazines pays for sci fi, horror and fantasy

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stories should be 2,000-8,000 words; pays $20-$60 per 1,000 words; details HERE:

http://www.aurealis.com.au/submissions.php

Sorcerous Press seeks adult and YA manuscripts

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Sorcerous Press pays royalties. They want:

  • Sword and Sorcery
  • Epic Fantasy
  • Military Fantasy
  • New Weird
  • Weird Western
  • Dark Fantasy
  • Steampunk

For details, go HERE: http://www.sorcerouspress.com/

L. .Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future contest

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deadline is 6/30/12; short stories up to 17,000 words; fantasy, sci fi,  horror, etc.; $1,000 prize each quarter; $750 second prize, $500 third prize; details HERE:

http://www.writersofthefuture.com/contest-rules

Paying market for short stories – sci fi, fantasy, mystery, etc.

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Earthbound pays $.05/word for up to 500 words; also buys stories up to 3,000 for use in its anthology; details HERE:

http://www.earthboundfiction.com/submissions#!__submissions