Submissions

MYTHIC is seeking diverse sci-fi and fantasy fiction. We want original short stories that have never been published. Authors are encouraged to submit their stories during the specific reading periods listed below.


Reading Periods

June 1 through August 1
(Reading for Fall and Winter Issues)

December 1 through February 1
(Reading for Spring and Summer Issues)


Guidelines

Please submit in standard manuscript format.
  • Works should be between 2,000-6,000 words. (No wiggle room above or below.)
  • Submit in Standard Manuscript Format
  • We prefer Times New Roman or Courier and 12 point type. Double-spaced pages.
  • Please include your name and contact information at the beginning of the story. 
  • Submit in .doc, .docx, .rtf format.
  • Please no simultaneous or multiple submissions.
  • No reprints.

Rights Purchased:

We are purchasing World English Rights on all short stories. Following an exclusivity period, all other rights revert to the author. MYTHIC retains a nonexclusive right to keep stories in the issue they appear for as long as the issue remains in print.

Compensation: 
  • At this time, we pay $0.01 cent a word for short fiction.
  • We provide authors with one free copy of the issue in which their story appears.
  • Payment made upon publication via PayPal. (We are not responsible for any transaction fees).

To submit fiction:
  • Send all stories to submissions@mythicmag.com.
  • Your story should be attached.
  • Put “Fiction Submission: Title of Your Story” in the subject line for fiction.
  • Please include your name, title, word count, and contact information in the body of the email. 
Note on nonfiction: All articles and other content are chosen in-house. Please do not submit queries at this time.

If you have further questions, use the contact form. 


Thank you for your interest in MYTHIC.