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Bound Off 50

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About

Bound Off is a monthly magazine of literary short stories, founded in 2006 and based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Our mission is to merge the oral tradition of storytelling with new technology to create a digital audio magazine. Bound Off is an independent, nonprofit organization committed to paying authors for their work. All staff are unpaid volunteers. We aspire to showcase work that is compelling and driven by narrative, with a force that keeps the listener listening. We are dedicated to publishing stories by both the established and emerging writer.

Bound OffUnited States

Genres

G General 

Classifications

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

Types & Lengths

Flash Fiction Flash Fiction250 - 1,000 words
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 2,500 words

Media & Publication Frequency

A Audio PublicationPublished 12 x per year

Payscale

We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
F FictionT to S Pay ranges from Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents 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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Before Submitting

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:
19 Mar 2006
Last Updated:
29 Oct 2015