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The WiFiles 23

About

The WiFiles is an online speculative fiction magazine, publishing one short story a week. We are looking for works that incorporate speculative fiction and imaginative elements not found in contemporary reality, which includes: science fiction, fantasy, horror, magic realism, alternate history, steampunk, superhero and paranormal.

The WiFilesUnited Kingdom

Genres

F FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Magic Realism, Paranormal, Retrofuturism, Superhero.
H HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Magic Realism, Paranormal.
S Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Alternate History, Retrofuturism, Superhero.

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 Story1,000 - 5,000 words

Media & Publication Frequency

E Electronic PublicationPublished 52 x per year

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

Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.
  ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousFormats Accepted
F Fiction OK No No OKText format submissions

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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.
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  • Be professional, patient and persistent.

Dates

Date Added:
19 Apr 2011
Last Updated:
06 Jan 2017