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Monday, June 1, 2009


I could have sworn this ezine went under. Must have been a different one. Anyway, they looked very much alive when I checked them out just now. Extensive guidelines. Please see website for full guidelines.

Beneath Ceaseless Skies

Beneath Ceaseless Skies publishes "literary adventure fantasy": stories with a secondary-world setting and some traditional or classic fantasy feel, but written with a literary flair.

Pay & Rights: For standard acceptances, we pay 5 cents US per word, which is professional rate as defined by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA).

For this payment, we purchase the following rights:
First World Serial RightsFirst World Electronic RightsAn Option to buy Non-Exclusive World Anthology RightsAn Exclusive Period to buy Limited-Time Exclusive Audio Rights

Response Times: Our response times are currently averaging 3-5 weeks, occasionally as long as 6-7 weeks.

From the "what the heck" files:

Samhain Publishing

In the most recent issue of the RWA’s Pro newsletter (Prospects) it was reported that Samhain is closed to submissions. We’re unsure where the erroneous information came from, but we are not closed to submissions and have no plans to be. We continue to accept submissions in all genres of romance, as well as science fiction/fantasy/urban fantasy all with romantic elements. All questions and submissions can be directed to

Sub away, folks. Samhain is more than happy to look at your stuff.


Anonymous said...

I know the guy who runs Ceaseless Skies and he's a great editor. He's also accepted some top notch stuff, so I think this zine is a good bet.