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About

sub-Q is an interactive magazine for interactive fiction. We seek to promote all forms of interactive fiction by: Increasing the visibility of IF. Growing the market for short- and long-form works. Supporting the development of open platforms. Compensating content creators. We encourage work from creators of color, creators from the QUILTBAG community, and creators with disabilities. Intersectionality welcome. Internationality welcome.

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Country of Publication

United States

Audience

Open to a broad Audience, including: All nationalities, All ethnic groups/populations, All sexual identities.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 52 x per year.

Fiction Open

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Magic Realism, Weird/New Weird.
Horror HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Magic Realism, Weird/New Weird, excluding Extreme Horror.
Mystery/Crime Mystery/CrimeOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Weird/New Weird.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 5,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No OK NoText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Open

Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Critical, Mainstream.
Topics:
Literature/Books (Theory/Analysis/Criticism, See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Review ReviewUp to 650 words.
Essay EssayUp to 650 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No OK NoText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Visual Art Open

Art Media:
Cartoon/Comic strip.
Art Styles:
Open to all/most Art Styles.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Graphic Narrative Graphic NarrativeNo page limits known.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro payment (US$10-49 per piece) to Professional payment (US$50 or more per piece) Pay ranges from Semi-pro payment (US$10-49 per piece) to Professional payment (US$50 or more per piece).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No OK NoImage format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 02 Jun 2018
Last Audited: 15 Apr 2018 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 02 Jun 2015

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