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Call for Sci-Fi Romance Short Stories: Issue 12

THEME FOR ISSUE 12: General…let your imagination go wild! Length: 2,000 to 7,500 words. Payment: 2.5 cents/word (US) paid upon publication, promotional biography with two links, and a complimentary quarter-page advertisement. Deadline for Issue #12: 15 August 2016. Rights sought: Six-month exclusive … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly Issue 11

THEME FOR ISSUE 11: Alien Love Length: 2,000 to 7,500 words. Payment: 2.5 cents/word (US) paid upon publication, promotional biography with two links, and a complimentary quarter-page advertisement. Deadline for Issue #11: 15 May 2016. Rights sought: Six-month exclusive world digital rights … Continue reading

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Call for Sci-Fi Romance Short Fiction

THEME FOR ISSUE 10: No special theme…give it your best shot! Length: 2,000 to 7,500 words. Payment: 2.5 cents/word (US) paid upon publication, promotional biography with two links, and a complimentary quarter-page advertisement. Deadline for Issue #9: 15 February 2015. Rights sought: Six-month … Continue reading

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Call for Short Story Submissions: Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly

Theme for Issue 8 of Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly: After the Apocalypse. Length: 2,000 to 7,500 words. Payment: 2.5 cents/word (US) paid upon publication, promotional biography with two links, and a complimentary quarter-page advertisement. Deadline for Issue 8: 01 September, 2015. … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Issue 5 of Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly

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 … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi Romance Quarterly: Call for Submissions, Issue 3

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 … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women in Horror: Short Fiction

It’s award season. In the field of horror writing that means that the final ballot for the Bram Stoker Awards has been announced. Here are your nominees.  You’ll note that female nominees are pretty thin on the ground and you … Continue reading

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Mom, Where Do Stories Come From?

My youngest asked this of me recently. I was stumped. My stories don’t leap fully formed from my mind; little pieces of them come together over time. When they’re solid enough I sit down and start to write. I tried … Continue reading

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