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Yay, They're Here!
Dead Fish Books




Description
I hereby announce that submissions are open for Yay! They're Here! We are looking for Speculative Fiction stories featuring a Human/Alien first contact that starts optomistically, but then, well, things happen. Remeber that scene in Mars Attacks where the Humans enthusiatically welcome the Martians? Or in Monsters vs. Aliens, where the Human president goes up to greet the aliems? Or teh opening to Mork and Mindy? How do things go wrong with the encounter, and how can your characters make it right? Or can they?


Market Submission Schedule
  • Permanently closing for submissions on Jan 1, 2023 (Begins 86 days from now)

Market Genres
Genres
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
2000 to 6000 words
Less than 1 cent/word


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

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Listing added: 19 September 2022


Last officially checked: 19 September 2022


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