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The WiFiles

Do not submit here! This project is believed to be defunct. (July 2018)


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.

Country of Publication

United Kingdom

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 52 x per year.

Fiction Believed Defunct

Open to a broad Audience.
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Magic Realism, Paranormal, Retrofuturism, Superhero.
Horror HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Magic Realism, Paranormal.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Alternate History, Retrofuturism, Superhero.
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Open to all/most Topics.
TypeLength Details
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 5,000 words.
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) Token payment (under 1 US cent per word).
OK No No OKText format submissions
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Last Updated: 17 Aug 2020
Date Added: 19 Apr 2011

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