Towards an Accessible Future Contest 0

A project of Redstone Science Fiction (see other related projects)

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About

Redstone Science Fiction is calling for contest submissions that incorporate the values discussed in the essay The Future Imperfect by Sarah Einstein. What does a world, or space station, or whatever look like when it has been designed to be accessible to everyone and how would people live together there? The submissions should portray disability as a simple fact, not as something to be overcome or something to explain why a character is evil. The submissions should also incorporate the portrayal of disability in a world where universal access is a shared cultural value. The story chosen by Sarah Einstein and our editors will be published in our September issue.

Towards an Accessible Future Contest

Audience

Country of Publication

Unknown United States

Publication Medium & Contest Frequency

E Electronic PublicationOne-time contest.

Fiction Closed

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
S Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Contemporary/Near Future, Mundane Science Fiction.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Short Story1,000 - 5,000 words.
Winner's Prize:
We do not list prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
P Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No No Unknown NoText format submissions
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Before Submitting

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  • 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:
03 Jun 2010
Last Updated:
16 Aug 2010