Far Orbit: Apogee 5

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About

World Weaver Press has agreed to publish a second edition of the Far Orbit science fiction adventure series. We are once again looking for modern space adventures crafted in the Grand Tradition. We are not looking for slavish imitations of past classics. Rather, we would like to receive stories that establish a new tradition in the much maligned Scifi adventure genera — smart, modern stories built around the classic traditions. We are looking for adventure stories that are creative, readable, and memorable. We are also looking for midnight indulgences; exciting stories that transport you from the everyday grind and leave you wondrously satisfied. All adventure-based sci-fi genera are welcome but stay away from fantasy elements unless they are genetically engineered or cybernetic. Stories can begin on Earth but the major action should happen out there, beyond the edges of our blue marble. Dystopia (Mad Max) and fantasy-like adventures (John Carter of Mars) have to be very special to be included in this anthology.

Far Orbit: Apogee

Audience

Country of Publication

Unknown United States

Publication Media & Frequency

E Electronic PublicationOne-time publication.
P Print PublicationOne-time publication.

Fiction Closed

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
S Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Space Opera.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream, Pulp.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story1,000 - 7,500 words.
Novelette7,500 - 10,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
S Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No OK OK UnknownText format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated:
01 Apr 2015
Date Added:
17 Nov 2014