The Arcanist wants sci fi and fantasy flash fiction for its online fiction magazine hosted on Medium. The editors write:
We strongly believe that fantasy and sci-fi are two of the most important genres in the literary world, helping us escape to distant lands, reflect on our shared humanity, and gaze into the future. We want to provide readers snippets of the genres they love and we want to give writers of these genres a paid place to publish their work.
Submitting to its online fiction magazine hosted on Medium
- Publisher: The Arcanist
- Publication: its online fiction magazine hosted on Medium
- Publication type: online magazine
- Word count: 1,000 words or less
- Payment: $50/story
- Rights the publisher asks for: “We retain the right to publish your story online and elsewhere under The Arcanist name. We do not exclusively retain these. You are free to resell.”
- Deadline: no deadline (they empty their box each Friday)
- Response time: 1–2 months
- Format: Google Docs or Medium Draft
- Will they take simultaneous submissions? Yes.
- Will they take multiple submissions? Yes, but don’t send more than 3 stories at a time. Read more about multiple and simultaneous submissions.
- Will they take reprints? No.
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