Short Story MagazinesShorstory Magazines
Twenty-five journals and online publications
You' re not sure where to go with these great short films? In order to help you find out where you can enter short story submissions, we have compiled this guideline of 23 short story-publishers. As we give you a brief taste assessment of each journal and website, you will definitely want to invest some quality study of your targeted literature before familiarizing yourself with the type of piece you like.
There are 23 points of sale that are publishing short films. We accept both short films and short films for "Shouts & Murmurs". There are no numbers of words cited, although a fast scanning of the columns shows that most of the songs are 600 to 1,000 words. The Who Pays Writers list several songs that have been purchased, but no prizes for short story works after the release of this article.
Unrequested entries are usually not paid, although you may get $100-$200 when the editorial team selects your play for upload. Published every three months, the journal concentrates on literary, artistic and social issues, memoirs and essays. Shorts should not exceed 4,000 words, while the entries in the "Table Talk" section (concise, disrespectful and amusing reflections on cultural, artistic, political and living matters) should not exceed 1,000 words.
All-Story' aims to "explore the interface between history and the arts, cinema and fiction" and "build a link to the story tellers as a whole and encourage them to work in the physical formats of a short story. None, but this journal has found many aspiring authors and released big-name works like Salman Rushdie and Gabriel García Márquez, so the release here could gain some serious points of fame.
The name One Story is exactly what it says: a literature journal that releases a big short story every three to fourweek. What are his key criterions for a great short story? "Tales can be any theme or theme, but should range from 3,000 to 8,000 words. Antioch Review seldom publish more than three short novels per edition, but its publishers are open to new and existing authors.
In order to make the edit, the journalists say: "It is the story that matters, a story that is deserving of the serious attentiveness of the smart readers, a story that is convincing and excellently made. "The number of words is variable, but the quantity is usually less than 5,000. His writers are looking for plays that reflect the surrounding environment and lead a greater, continuous intercultural dialogue about the natural environment, the people, the societies in which we are living, and more.
There' are no boundaries between words, but it is generally better to use short words; "The longer a play is, the better it has to be to take up as much room in the magazine", please observe the entry rules. Belles lettres and non-fiction should not exceed 40 two-line pages. Every edition contains short histories (300-5,000 words), each starting with the same first line.
It is also possible to make a review article (500-800 words) about your preferred first line of a work. But if you really want to be competitive, you can also make a four-part story that uses each of the first few rows of this year (due by next spring's end).
Yet another high on the prestigious list, the Georgia Review marks a wide varieties of trials, invention, books reviews and more across a broad range of subjects. Tabloid Magazine is always looking for "less skilled or unedited authors with extraordinary promises". "It can accept up to 8,000 words of apothecary (fiction and non-fiction) (note: no sci-fi, erotic, western, gruesome, romantic or children's stories).
Camera Obscura is a biennial independant literature magazine that produces literature and photograph. Belles Lettres should be between 250 and 8,000 words, although their publishers have made exemptions for the sporadic "exception amendment" between 12,000 and 30,000 words. Pay: $1,000 to one author who will be included in each edition as specified by the editorial staff; all other authors will get two copy of the edition in which they will be included.
Crazyhorse is open to a multitude of fictions, from majorstream to avant-garde, and sets no limits to styles and forms. Also Crazyhorse accept non-fiction of any kind, incl. memoir, diary notes, obituary, etc. - we tell you that it is open for everything! The story magazine is, you guess it, all about the story, no matter what it looks like.
Every edition is themed, but its publishers are encouraging the authors to think outside the box when it comes to how to approach the subject - notions, non-fiction, hybrids, "hermit cancer essays" and more are under discussion. Do you like to keep your short story short? The Vestal Review releases no more than 500 words of lightning fun.
The publishers are open to all styles with the exception of syrup-like romanticism, tough sci-fi and children's comedy. They have a particular penchant for humour. 10 cent per words (for tales of up to 100 words); 5 cent per words (101-200 words); 3 cent per words (201-500 words). "Storys of great merit" in their assessment can get up to $25 lump sum.
Makes it possible to write slightly longer story lines - between 500 and 1,000 words. We also accept under 1,000 words of text and non-fiction (up to 7,000 words) that explore and defy convictions and limits. VQR is a versatile book containing both award-winning and aspiring authors and accepting short feature films (2,000 to 8,000 words), but is not a big fans of genres such as romanticism, sci-fi, etc...
We also need non-fiction (3,500 to 9,000 words) such as reports on travels that explore the surrounding area. In general $1,000 and more for short feature films and walking pictures (about 25 Cent per word) with higher prices for detective coverage; $100 to $200 for contents released on-line. Plough Shares' award-winning literature magazine is edited by Emerson College in Boston.
Adopting literature and non-fiction under 6,000 words, they charge a $3 per submission on-line (it is free to post, although they still favour digitally submissions). There is no need to use conventional sci-fi and Fantasy; Shimmer's writers are based on modern imagination and "speculative fiction" with powerful plot, character and emotive essence - the more singular, the better.
Hold your story under 7,500 words (4,000 words are around the sweep spot). The Daily Sci-Fi is looking for character-based diction, and the short, the better. Whilst their number of words ranges from 100 to 1,500, they are particularly curious about a number of flashy fun films (several flashy tales centred around a single theme), sci-fi, phantasy and slipstreams.
The 23 magazines and on-line releases are only a small selection of what is available. Other places where you can publish your feature films can be found in the following ressources, some of which have assisted us in creating this list: Are you writing short films?