Aberrant Dreams Magazine 15

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Audience

Country of Publication

Unknown United States

Publication Media & Frequency

E Electronic PublicationPublished 4 x per year.
P Print PublicationPublished 4 x per year.

Fiction Closed

Aberrant Dreams accepts short fiction submissions of the fantasy, science fiction and supernatural horror genres. We look for stories with a solid plot and good character development. Stories should grab the reader’s attention quickly. Stories should be original and not a rehash of tired old themes. If you do draw from an old theme, add a twist to make it unique.

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
F FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres.
H HorrorSubgenre: Supernatural.
S Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Styles:
Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story1,000 - 7,500 words.
Novelette7,500 - 10,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
S Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Closed

Aberrant Dreams is looking for well crafted speculative poetry--all kinds (sci-fi, fantasy, and horror). While we like free verse poetry, if your poem has a strong rhyme and meter pattern, it will have a much better chance of acceptance.

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
F FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres.
H HorrorSubgenre: Supernatural.
S Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Poetry Forms:
Formal verse, Free verse, Metrical, Rhyming.
Styles:
Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
PoemUp to 50 lines.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
S to P Pay ranges from Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem) to Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated:
30 Sep 2013
Date Added:
29 Jul 2005