Between Worlds 46

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About

Fantasy and sci-fi fiction is often somewhat concerned with worlds that are slightly different to our own: perhaps it’s a world much like ours, but the government weeds out crime by feeding its citizens mind-altering drugs. Perhaps dragons roam the streets alongside their human owners, or some kids are born with magical abilities and are shipped off to specialised institutions to learn to control them. But what of the doors that lead to these worlds? Science suggests that our universe is one of many separated by a membrane as thin as tissue paper. Folklore speaks of the worlds beyond our own, the domains of faeries and spirits, and if one stumbles into these places one can never go home. We want these stories; we want tales of wayward travellers, strangers in strange lands, whether they tumbled down a rabbit hole or tore a doorway through dimensions by the power of science. What new sights and laws of nature await them? What trouble do they encounter? Do they ever find their way home? It is important to keep in mind that doorways may not always be physical. Doorways can exist in the mind just as they can exist in the physical world.

Audience & Country

Open to a broad Audience, including: Adults, New adults, Young adults. Ireland

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 4 x per year.

Fiction Defunct

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Apocalyptic/Post-Apocalyptic, Dark Fantasy, Retrofuturism, Urban Fantasy.
Horror HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Apocalyptic/Post-Apocalyptic, Dark Fantasy, Retrofuturism.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Alternate History, Apocalyptic/Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian, Retrofuturism.
Open to all/most Genres Open to all/most Genres Excluding: Erotica.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Folklore/Mythology (Cultural folklore, Fables).
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) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Pay ranges from Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
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Dates

Last Updated:
26 Jul 2017
Date Added:
29 Apr 2016

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