Sci-Fi Romance short stories sought for publication in Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly. Must include SF and Romance elements with an upbeat ending. We prefer stronger heroines to passive ones.
Length: 1,000 to 7,500 words.
Payment: $25 (US) paid upon publication, promotional biography with two links, and a complimentary quarter-page advertisement.
Deadline: May 01, 2014.
One short story will be published per quarterly issue. Please send only 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.
All sub-genres of science fiction will be considered.
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Original, previously unpublished fiction only.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: Fiction@SciFiRomanceQuarterly.org by deadline