Submission Call: Cast of Wonders podcast wants young adult fantasy, sci-fi, and horror shorts Pays 6¢/word, submissions open Nov. 15–Dec. 31

Cast of Wonders is accepting short story submissions (up to 6,000 words) Nov. 15–Dec. 31. Cast of Wonders is a speculative fiction podcast geared toward young adults ages 12–17, and they will consider any subgenre, from sci-fi to high fantasy to age-appropriate paranormal romance.
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Submission call: Martian Migraine Press wants short horror stories for upcoming anthology Due Nov. 30, pays 3¢ CAD per word

Martian Migraine Press wants short horror stories for the anthology Monstrous Outlines. The theme is terrifying things that hide in plain sight. Due Nov. 30, pays 3¢ CAD per word. … Read more

Submission call: Nature Futures wants very short sci-fi stories Pays £85 or US$130, no deadline

Nature futures logo which is a stylized image of Saturn and its moons with the word Futures below

Nature, the international science magazine, wants science fiction shorts for its speculative fiction column Futures.
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Submission Call: Dark Helix Press wants Asian speculative fiction for upcoming anthology Pays $40 CAD for short stories and $20 CAD for flash fiction; due Dec. 31, 2018

Dark Helix Press wants fantasy and sci fi shorts by authors with a “geographical Asian heritage” for Immersion: An Asian Anthology of Love, Fantasy, and Speculative Fiction. … Read more

Submission call: The Arcanist wants sci fi and fantasy flash fiction. Pays $50/story, no deadline.

The Arcanist wants sci-fi and fantasy flash fiction for its online fiction magazine hosted on the website Medium. Pays $50/story, no deadline.
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Submission Call: Enchanted Conversation wants flash fairy tales Submit anytime; pays $5 for up to 500 words

Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine wants fairy tales of 100-500 words for its new flash fiction feature. Payment is $5 per story; submit anytime. … Read more

Submission Call: Opossum seeks music-driven fiction & poetry, pays $12/page | No deadline

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Opossum, a semiannual literary magazine of works “animated by music,” seeks poetry, fiction, and nonfiction that is “pulsing with beats, haunted by melodies.” Past issues have included stories inspired by the Oslo death metal scene and the likes of Bob Dylan, James Brown, and Freddie Mercury. They pay at least $12/page, with minimums of $100 for short stories and essays and $75 for poetry and flash fiction. … Read more

Submission Call: Factor Four magazine seeks speculative flash fiction Pays 8¢/word; submit anytime

Factor Four Magazine wants flash fiction up to 1,500 words in the science fiction, fantasy, supernatural, and superhero subgenres for upcoming issues. Submit anytime; they pay 8¢/word. … Read more