FOR READERS Today’s reader topic comes from QSFer J. Scott Coatsworth: What are your favorite bi characters in speculative fiction? Writers: This is a reader chat – you are welcome … Read more
QSFer Andrea Speed has a new speculative fiction anthology book out: A collection of tales filled with monsters, be they human or beast, ranging in setting from dystopia to pitch … Read more
FOR READERS Today’s reader topic comes from QSFer J. Scott Coatsworth: On this Fourth of July in the US, it seemed like a ripe time for this topic. Do you … Read more
FOR READERS Today’s reader topic comes from QSFer Anastasia Vitsky: What are some F/F sci fi authors and books you have read? Writers: This is a reader chat – you … Read more
MYTHIC is open for submissions June 1 through August 15. They want original sci-fi and fantasy fiction short stories. Works should be 2,000–6,000 words, submitted in standard manuscript format in Word.
FOR WRITERS Today’s writer topic comes from QSFer Jana Denardo: (Editor’s note: I’ve reworked this one a bit for current circumstances): I was raised on Star Trek with a happier … Read more
Less Than Three Press wants non-erotic romances between three or more people for Happiness in Numbers, an upcoming anthology about LGBTQIA+ polyamorous relationships. They prefer stories where the central conflict does not revolve around the polyamorous aspect of the relationship. Any subgenre …
FOR WRITERS Today’s writer topic comes from QSFer J. Scott Coatsworth: Let’s talk about swearing in space. Or in the magical world of Elflorien. Or amongst the shifter wolves of … Read more
Berlynn Wohl has a new MM sci fi anthology book out: A shy scientist from another world can’t complete his mission until he falls in love with a human… Two … Read more
Opossum, a semiannual literary magazine of works “animated by music,” seeks poetry, fiction, and nonfiction that is “pulsing with beats, haunted by melodies.” Past issues have included stories inspired by the Oslo death metal scene and the likes of Bob Dylan, James Brown, and Freddie Mercury. They pay at least $12/page, with minimums of $100 for short stories and essays and $75 for poetry and flash fiction.