Submission Call: PodCastle wants short stories in the fantasy genre, pays 6¢/word, due Feb. 28 - (Expired)

Calls for Submissions For Writers

The fantasy genre podcast PodCastle is open to submissions until the end of February. Editors seek out quality short fiction and encourage submissions from diverse and underrepresented groups.

Submit your story in standard manuscript format. Do not submit audio recordings. If your story is selected for publication, PodCastle will select a narrator to record the story.

If you are interested in narrating, visit Podcastle | Narrator Guidelines for more information. Narrators receive a small stipend.

  • Publisher: Escape Artists Podcasts
  • Publication: PodCastle
  • Publication type: Podcast (audio) and online text
  • Word count: up to 6,000 words (3,000–4,500 words is ideal)
  • Payment: 6¢/word for original stories; $100 for reprints longer than 1,500 words; $20 for reprints shorter than 1,500 words
  • Rights: Podcastle buys a non-exclusive right to publish in text and audio on the Web and distribute indefinitely. Author may republish the work elsewhere after four months.
  • Deadline: Feb. 28, 2018
  • Response time: Three months
  • Format: Standard manuscript format in Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format, or OpenDocument text.
  • Will they take simultaneous or multiple submissions? Do not send more than one story at a time. They consider simultaneous submissions. Read more about multiple and simultaneous submissions.
  • Will they take reprints? Yes.

Find more details at Podcastle | Submission Guidelines.

Not the publication for you? Check out other submission calls in the fantasy genre.

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