Length: 1,000 – 7,500 words. Stories must include Steampunk and Romance elements with an upbeat ending.
Payment: $25 (U.S.) paid upon publication, promotional biography w/two links, and a complimentary quarter-page advertisement.
Deadline: January 31st, 2014.
Rights Sought: Six month exclusive world digital rights from date of publication; non-exclusive thereafter.
Story must be inspired by the pictorial prompt given by the editors (see above).
Only one short story will be published so please send edited and polished work with the understanding that the majority will be rejected. Due to time constraints we are unable to give personalized feedback on rejected stories.
Stories that tie-in to a previously established world will be considered, but story must stand alone.
Any heat level from sweet to erotic will be considered. Be aware that the fiction editor prefers her erotica on the literary side.
Original, previously unpublished fiction only; no fan fiction, please.
Submit: Standard manuscript format, please . Send brief cover letter with biographical information and publication history along with attached story (.rtf or .doc format) to Diane Dooley: firstname.lastname@example.org by January 31st, 2014
Venue: Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly
Editor-in-Chief: K.S. Augustin
Co-ordinating Editor: Heather Massey
Fiction Editor: Diane Dooley