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MYTHIC is seeking diverse sci-fi and fantasy fiction. We publish both new fiction and reprints. Authors are encouraged to submit their stories during the specific reading periods listed below.

Reading Periods

GENERAL NOTICE

MYTHIC: A Science Fiction & Fantasy Magazine is officially closed for submissions effective immediately. Those stories already received are considered withdrawn at this time. The magazine is on hiatus while its future status is determined. Thank you for your interest in MYTHIC. It is my hope that we will be able to return one day soon. 

Sincerely,
Shaun Kilgore
Editor of MYTHIC

ON HIATUS (CLOSED TO SUBMISSIONS IMMEDATELY)

GUIDELINES


Works should be between 2,000-5,000 words. (No wiggle room above or below.)

1.) Submit in Standard Manuscript Format
  • We prefer Times New Roman or Courier and 12-point type. Double-spaced pages.
  • Do not have tabs in your manuscript; please set first line indents.
  • Please include your name and contact information at the beginning of the story. 
  • Submit in .doc, .docx, .rtf format.
2.) Please NO SIMULTANEIOUS OR MULTIPLE SUBMISSIONS.

Rights Purchased:

  • For NEW/UNPUBLISHED FICTION, we are purchasing World English Rights 
  • For REPRINTS we are purchasing reprint rights

  • 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 CENTS A WORD for NEW short fiction.
  • At this time, we PAY $25.00 for REPRINT 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).
  • Authors will also receive free ad space to promote their book or sci-fi/fantasy project in an issue of MYTHIC.
To submit fiction:
  • Send all stories to submissions@mythicmag.com.
  • Your story should be attached.
  • Be sure your subject line is: "New Submission: Title of your Story" or "Reprint: Title of your Story".
  • 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.