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  •   Mike Douton commented on this post about 1 day ago
    I was wondering, for those trying to publish their work in magazines/journals/anthos, do you have a list of the top places you'd love to submit? If so, where?
    One of my top dream subs is with Shimmer Magazine. I did try a submission there once, but it wasn't "shimmery" enough - their words, not mine. I love the imagination and weirdness of the work there.
    Anyone else?
    • Tonya R Moore
      Ooh, I love the sound of Shimmer. One mag I particularly like and hope to write something good enough to submit to is APEX Magazine. I just adore theiOoh, I love the sound of Shimmer. One mag I particularly like and hope to write something good enough to submit to is APEX Magazine. I just adore their covers and I reviewed an issue a while back and the stories blew me away.  More ...
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      I tend to target SFWA approved markets first, especially since membership is a goal.

      Clarkesworld is usually my number one. I've met Neil Clarke at BI tend to target SFWA approved markets first, especially since membership is a goal.

      Clarkesworld is usually my number one. I've met Neil Clarke at Boskone and Readercon. He puts a premium on a fast turnaround which is nice on the submission grind.

      I tend to write shorts that don't fit cut and dry in one subgenre so favor the markets that encourage blended genres. I've had stuff held for consideration at both Apex and Shimmer (Tonya: that story you did the crit for me with) but got the "didn't fit here." They like the kinda weird stuff I write so will always get a sub
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      Now that you mention Clarkesworld, it's one I've longed to get my work into too, Mike. (Sigh... they all feel so out of reach... the SFWA markets)
    • Mike Douton
      Go big or go home, right? I always like the con panels with the magazine publishers and they all agree discovering new stuff and new writers is a poinGo big or go home, right? I always like the con panels with the magazine publishers and they all agree discovering new stuff and new writers is a point of pride among themselves. No need to sell yourself short.

      SFWA list is somewhat short though. I've been actively trying to find new places to submit to but for me, it's been a bit tough. Not a lot of places really seem to want the in-between stuff I write and I'm not exactly the most prolific writer what with two kids and a day job. Things like the Submission Grinder help a lot with finding and vetting a market.
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    Bex Atria is many things. Violent. Human. Mercenary. She is one of two billion sapient beings living aboard Hegira, a wandering world of horror and boundless beauty. Bex has lived in the slums of... Bex Atria is many things. Violent. Human. Mercenary. She is one of two billion sapient beings living aboard Hegira, a wandering world of horror and boundless beauty. Bex has lived in the slums of Hegira all her life. She's done it all. She's seen it all. Nothing can surprise her. Sumida is everything Bex isn't. She is soft-spoken. Inhuman. Sheltered. She's about to turn Bex's world upside down. More
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    Tarah Jackson died at sea. At Tarah’s wake, a drunken fisherman claims that Tarah was killed by a monster from the deep. Late that night, while the fishermen who witnessed Tarah’s death drink and... Tarah Jackson died at sea. At Tarah’s wake, a drunken fisherman claims that Tarah was killed by a monster from the deep. Late that night, while the fishermen who witnessed Tarah’s death drink and wrestle with memories of the monstrous encounter about which they dare not speak, Tarah's grieving lover, Uma takes a bottle of rum and her fiddle to the sea. There Uma plays a song raw with grief. She lets the tears fall free. She drinks from the bottle, cries out the heavens, and curses the sea. Along comes a monster from the deep. More
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    Alys is in love and she is one woman who won't let a little thing like being an archangel--the mechanized pilot of an experimental starship--get in the way of romance. At the end of a routine... Alys is in love and she is one woman who won't let a little thing like being an archangel--the mechanized pilot of an experimental starship--get in the way of romance. At the end of a routine mission, Alys picks up a distress signal from another ship. Little does Alys know, this signal heralds the end of her kind. More
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    Sofie Tenna's blood contract with the legendary vampire, Andromeda Five, goes awry. Sofie  offers up her blood to the space-faring vampire in exchange for passage across the galaxy. When the... Sofie Tenna's blood contract with the legendary vampire, Andromeda Five, goes awry. Sofie  offers up her blood to the space-faring vampire in exchange for passage across the galaxy. When the legendary immortal's starship comes under fire, Sofie gets far more than she bargained for. More
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    Laila is a starchaser, one of the last members a dying race. She's traveled a long way, on a mission to save her home, a leviathan ship named Hegira.Laila sets out across the galaxies alone, in... Laila is a starchaser, one of the last members a dying race. She's traveled a long way, on a mission to save her home, a leviathan ship named Hegira.Laila sets out across the galaxies alone, in search of the ultimate trump card to help her to wrest control of the leviathan ship, Hegira from those who would seek to steal her ancient birthright. Laila’s pride and passion war with love, fear and her inferiority complex caused by her luminous rival and soul twin, Sumida. More
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     Tonya R. Moore is a Jamaican writer of speculative fiction–short stories, webserials, and novelettes. Currently living in Florida, she is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and...  Tonya R. Moore is a Jamaican writer of speculative fiction–short stories, webserials, and novelettes. Currently living in Florida, she is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and English. Tonya is the founder of www.specfics.com. More
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    I was wondering, for those trying to publish their work in magazines/journals/anthos, do you have a list of the top places you'd love to submit? If so, where?
    One of my top dream subs is with Shimmer Magazine. I did try a submission there once,...
    I was wondering, for those trying to publish their work in magazines/journals/anthos, do you have a list of the top places you'd love to submit? If so, where?
    One of my top dream subs is with Shimmer Magazine. I did try a submission there once, but it wasn't "shimmery" enough - their words, not mine. I love the imagination and weirdness of the work there.
    Anyone else?
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