Where to Submit Your Writing

Below are some places to submit your short stories and flash fiction, for both beginners and more advanced. I added what information I could get on them as for payment, cost of submission if any, and in some cases circulation.

Also, don’t forget about Submittable. Once you set up a free account, you can learn to use the filters to find suitable places to submit your work. Some charge submission fee.

 

Gonzo Today

https://gonzotoday.com/

We accept submissions of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, book and music reviews, original artwork, personal essays, commentary and assorted screeds. We accept resubmissions.  We will consider previously published work as long as permissions and attributions are included.

No monetary compensation

Havok

https://gohavok.com/

Word count: 300 – 100

Payment: Submissions are free. you will be paid $10 if your story is published in an Anthology

An information link on how long they retain the rights is available from the submission guidelines page.

Freeze Frame Flash Fiction

https://freezeframefiction.com/write/submission-guidelines-faq/

1000 words of less. For unpublished works, they purchase worldwide First Publication rights in multiple electronic formats, exclusive for one year from first publication, non-exclusive for three years. After that, all rights revert back to the writer.

Payment: You get $10.00 per accepted piece.

Midnight Mosaic

https://medium.com/midnight-mosaic/submitting-to-midnight-mosaic-8ada01efc477

Midnight Mosaic is a publication for dark and weird fiction.

Genres: “We accept short stories, flash fiction, poetry, and other forms of mixed-genre work.
Our goal is to publish the best work from authors who mix Horror, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Weird/New Weird with skill. We also accept…”

Payment: $0.00 No Pay, exposure only.

Helios Quarterly Magazine

https://heliosquarterly.com/

Poetry: Any length paid $50USD per poem.

Fiction: 100-17,500 words paid $0.06 USD per word.

Reprints: Any length of poetry paid $15USD and 100-17,500 words of fiction paid $0.01 USD per word.

Diabolical Plots

https://www.diabolicalplots.com/guidelines/

Genres: science fiction, fantasy, horror (everything must have speculative element, htt includes horror). . a

Word count: 3500 words or less.

Pay rate: 10 cents per word (more than the minimum professional rate as deemed by SFWA)

3 Elements Literary Review

http://3elementsreview.com/

Genres: Must be according to requested themes

Word count: 3500 words or less.

Pay rate: $0.00

After Happy Hour

https://afterhappyhourreview.com/

Genres: Cross-genre, Fiction, Flash Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Poetry, Prose Poetry, Speculative Fiction

Word count: 1000+

Payment: $0.0

Arcturus

https://arcturus.chireviewofbooks.com/

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Experimental, Fiction, Flash Fiction, Historical, Journalism/Investigative Reporting,

Payment: $0.00

Word count: 7000 or less

Payment: $0.00

Circulation: 5,000 to 10,000

Atticus Review

http://atticusreview.org

Word count  1500 or less

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction

Payment: $10.00

Cost to Submit:: $5:00 suggested donation

Circulation: 5,000 to 10,000

The Bangalore Review

Home

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction

Word Count: Unknown

Payment: Unknown

Cost to Submit:: $3.00

Circulation: 2,500 to 5,000

NEON

Genres: “We prefer darker pieces, especially those with an element of the surreal or speculative but are open to anything and like to be surprised.”

Word count: 10,000

Payment: $0.01 in pounds per word

Circulation: Less than 1,000

Bear Review

http://www.bearreview.com

Payment: $0.00 but has 5000 to 10,000 subscribers

Cost to Submit:: $3.00

Circulation: 5,000 to 10,000

Black Heart Magazine

http://blackheartmagazine.com

Genre: Fiction

Word count: 2000

Payment: $0.00

Cost to Submit: to submit: $ 0.00

Circulation: 5,000 to 10,000

BlazeVOX

http://www.blazevox.org

Payment: $0.00

Cost to Submit: $0.00

Circulation:10,000+

Cost to Submit: to submit: $ 0.00

Circulation: Greater than 10,000

Bluestem

http://bluestemmagazine.com/

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Flash Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Prose Poetry

Wordcount: 5000 or less

Payment: Cash

Cost to Submit: $75

Circulation: unknown

Bombfire

https://bombfirelit.com/

Word Count: 1000

Payment: 0.00

Genre: We are seeking weird, surreal, funny, spooky, beautiful, and dreamy. Blends of more than one of these are welcome here.

Cost to Submit: $0.00

Circulation: unknown

Brilliant Flash Fiction

http://brilliantflashfiction.com

Word count: 1000

Payment: $0.00

Cost to Submit: $0.00

Circulation: 1000 -less than 1000

Flash fiction online

https://www.flashfictiononline.com/

Word count: 500-1000

Payment: $0.08 per word

Cost to Submit: $1.00 per month

Circulation: unknown

Everyday Flash Fiction

https://everydayfiction.com/submit-story/

Word count: 50 -1000

Genre: All fiction genres are acceptable, and stories that don’t fit neatly into any genre are welcome too.

Payment: $3 per story

Cost to Submit: $1.00 per month

Circulation: unknown

Reprint – unpublished original creation.

Multiple Submissions: up to 3

Carolina Quarterly

Home

Word count: 0 – 10,00

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction

Subgenres:  Experimental, Feminist, Flash Fiction, LGBTQ Voices, Literary Fiction, Micro-poetry, Narrative Nonfiction, Prose Poetry

Payment: $100

Cost to Submit: $2.5

Circulation: unknown

Reprint – unpublished original creation.

Multiple Submissions: up to 3

Carve

https://www.carvezine.com/

Word count: 0 – 10,00

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction

Subgenres:  Autobiography/Memoir, Experimental, Flash Fiction, Formal, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Prose Poetry, Translation

Payment: $50

Cost to Submit: $3.00 or free for $39 subscription

Circulation: unknown

Reprint – unpublished original creation.

Multiple Submissions: up to 3

Horror tree

https://horrortree.com/

Word count: 500 and up depends on category

Genres: as needed, see stie

Payment: $5.00 and up

Cost to Submit: $0.00 so far

Circulation: unknown

Reprint – unpublished original creation.

Multiple Submissions: up to 3

Decomp

http://www.decompmagazine.com/submit.htm

Reading Period: Jan 1 to Dec 31

Reporting Time: Less than 3 months

Charges Reading Fee: No

Accepts Electronic Submissions: Yes

Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: Yes

Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: Yes

Payment: No payment

Circulation:  Greater than 10,000

Horror tree

https://horrortree.com/

Flash Fiction Magazine

https://flashfictionmagazine.com/

Word count: ?

Genres: ?

Payment: $0

Cost to Submit: $0.00

Circulation: unknown

Reprint – ?

Short Story Project

https://www.shortstoryproject.com/

Word count: ?

Genres: ?

Payment: $0

Cost to Submit: $0.00

Circulation: unknown

Reprint – unpublished original creation