sub-Q Magazine 32

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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Audience

Country of Publication

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

Publication Medium & Frequency

E Electronic PublicationPublished 52 x per year.

Fiction Open

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
F FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres.
H HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres, excluding Extreme Horror.
S Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story1,000 - 5,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
P Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) per piece.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No OK NoText format submissions
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  • Try to read at least one previous publication to get a better idea of what the editor would like to see.
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Dates

Date Added:
02 Jun 2015
Last Updated:
02 Jun 2017