Sci-Fi Romance short stories sought for publication in Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly. Must include SF and Romance elements with an upbeat ending for the romance arc.
Length: 2,000 to 7,000 words.
Payment: 2 cents/word (US) paid upon publication, promotional biography with two links, and a complimentary quarter-page advertisement.
Deadline: 1st December, 2014
Rights sought: Six-month exclusive world digital rights from date of publication; non-exclusive thereafter.
One short story will be published per issue. Please send only edited and polished work. 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. Original, previously unpublished fiction only. No fan fiction, please.
No multiple submissions. Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please inform us if story is placed elsewhere.
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