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About

We publish compelling stories that capture the reader with intriguing characters and quality writing. Spinetingler publishes stories that could, within the broadest definitions of genre possible, be categorized as crime, mystery, thriller, suspense or horror.

SpinetinglerCanada
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Genres

H HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres.
M Mystery/CrimeOpen to all/most Subgenres.
T Suspense/ThrillerOpen to all/most Subgenres.

Classifications

Audience:Open to a broad Audience.
Styles:Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:Open to all/most Topics.

Types & Lengths

Short Story Short Story1,500 - 5,000 words

Media & Publication Frequency

E Electronic PublicationUnknown publication frequency

Payscale

We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
F FictionT Token payment (under 1 US cent per word)

Submission Types

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  ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousFormats Accepted
F Fiction OK No No NoText format submissions

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We cannot guarantee that the information on this page is correct. It is not unusual for publications to evolve or close without notice. We do our best to keep up, but it isn't always possible. Just remember…

  • Always read the full guidelines provided by the publisher.
  • Try to read at least one previous publication to get a better idea of what the editor would like to see.
  • Unless the publisher's guidelines state otherwise, always use industry standard manuscript formatting.
  • For novel/collection publishers, it is standard to submit a cover letter, synopsis, and sample instead of the full manuscript. Do this unless otherwise instructed.
  • Include a SASE with all mailed submissions, queries, and requests for guidelines, unless the editor replies via or email or guidelines state otherwise.
  • Be professional, patient and persistent.

Dates

Date Added:
09 Nov 2005
Last Updated:
10 Nov 2016