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Fiction Vortex

Fiction Vortex only accepts speculative fiction that we can turn into serial/episodic fiction for a Serial Box. We want sci-fi, fantasy, horror, supernatural, alternate history, alternate realities, etc. And this is the most important: WE WANT THE WORLD THAT YOUR STORY COMES FROM.

We want original storyworlds, be it a whole multi-verse or a single city block. Size is only a relative matter–content is where the ju-ju is. You have one short story to give us a glimpse of your world, sort of like a TV pilot.

But that isn’t all.

We want strong characters and stories that explore and explain elements of our world with the employ of the otherworldly. Answer the ordinary with the extraordinary. We want original stories that make people use their imaginations.

Maybe this means hard space pirate sci-fi or sword and sorcery tales that would make Tolkien shed tears of joy. But it also might mean a story about a fairly normal person in Everytown, USA that happens to have a third eye, or a super sniffer, or a ghost for a friend. The possibilities are endless. Well, not endless. If your story has even a whiff of vampire love triangles or sprinting zombies, we’ll probably laugh at you.

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Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words
5 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 3500 words
1 cent/word

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No

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