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Two or three slots in each issue will be reserved to introduce new writers. "New writers" are defined as anyone with no novels and no more than three pieces of short fiction published in professional markets as recognized by the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (SWFA). Submissions wanting consideration for the "Introducing" new writers slot in each issue must be submitted via the UniverseSlush conference on Baen's Bar. There are no exceptions.

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United States



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Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 6 x per year.

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Fantasy Fantasy
Science Fiction Science Fiction
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionNo specific word count limits known (our definition: up to 1000 words).
Short Story Short StoryNo specific word count limits known (our definition: 1000 to 7500 words).
Novelette NoveletteNo specific word count limits known (our definition: 7500 to 15000 words).
Novella NovellaNo specific word count limits known (our definition: 15000 to 40000 words).
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Last Updated: 24 Apr 2018
Date Added: 30 Oct 2005

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