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The Dream Quarry



Description
The Dream Quarry is currently looking for short stories involving strange science, outlandish engineering, and weird technology. Fantastical or empiric; biological, mechanical, or both, or neither; thought-provoking, awe-inspiring, or horror-inducing; magitech, steampunk, clockpunk, dieselpunk, biopunk, or something else entirely. The science can be old, new, or otherworldly, proliferated or advanced in unexpected directions, and applied to pre-modern, modern, or even beyond-modern endeavors. However, keep in mind that while such elements should form an integral part of the story, technology need not be the central focus, and should not displace fundamentals like character, narrative, and place.


This listing is permanently closed for submissions. This may mean one of several things:
  • It was always planned to be a limited-time project, such as a one-time anthology, and the limited-time submission window has ended.
  • The publisher has stated that they are permanently closed, or on hiatus with wording that makes it sound permanent.
  • The publication website is down in a way that appears to be permanent, and we haven't been able to find a new website for them.
  • The publication website is not down, but it appears to have been inactive for more than a year.


Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
Horror
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
1000 to 7000 words
Less than 1 cent/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Reprints/Originals?: Both
Translations: Original Language Only

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Listing added: 18 July 2013


Last officially checked: 24 June 2014


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