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Orson Scott Card's InterGalactic Medicine Show is an online fantasy and science fiction magazine. We are a bi-monthly publication featuring content from both established as well as talented new authors. In addition to our bi-monthly issues, we offer weekly columns and reviews on books, movies, video games and writing advice.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2005

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 6 x per year.

Fiction Open

We are looking for stories of any length in the genres of science fiction and fantasy. "Science fiction" includes hard sf, sf adventure, alternate history, near-future, far-future, psi, alien, and any other kind of sf you can think of. "Fantasy" includes heroic fantasy (based on any culture's mythology), fairy tales, contemporary fantasy, and "horror" in the sense of supernatural suspense (not gory bloodfests, thanks). Within these genres, we like to see well-developed milieus and believable, engaging characters. We also look for clear, unaffected writing. Asimov, Niven, Tolkien, Yolen, and Hobb are more likely to be our literary exemplars than James Joyce.

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Contemporary, Heroic Fantasy.
Horror HorrorSubgenre: Supernatural.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Alternate History, Contemporary/Near Future, Hard Science Fiction.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 7,500 words.
Novelette Novelette7,500 - 15,000 words.
Novella Novella15,000 - 17,500 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).
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OK No No NoText format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2018
Last Audited: 25 Jul 2018 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 19 Oct 2005

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