Byzarium 2

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About

Byzarium accepts original fiction in the fantasy, sci-fi and horror genres. For horror, you may send any sort, but we do ask that there actually be a plot to your story, not just a lovingly described scene of death and destruction. For fantasy and sci-fi, we ask that you not send stories which include sex that does not contribute to the plot, extreme violence, and absolutely no scenes of graphic rape or child abuse. We are open to any sort of fantasy -- slipstream, urban, historical, world-building -- but ask that sci-fi center around people more than technology. We like sci-fi and fantasy that feature strong female or gay characters.

Country of Publication

United States

Audience

Unknown

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 12 x per year.

Fiction Closed

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Historical, Slipstream, Urban Fantasy.
Horror HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Historical, Slipstream, excluding Extreme Horror.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Slipstream.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash Fiction500 - 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 5,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) Token payment (under 1 US cent per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No UnknownText format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2018
Date Added: 30 Jul 2005

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