Fiction Writer's Guidelines
Fiction made its debut in October 2001. Since
then it has featured stories by Michael Moorcock,
Neal Barrett, Jr., Joe R. Lansdale, Gene Wolfe
and many others.
RevolutionSF is looking
for literate, strongly plotted science fiction,
fantasy, and horror stories between 1,000
and 10,000 words, on a variety of subjects
and themes. Original fiction and reprints
are equally welcome. We want to intrigue our
readers with mind-broadening, thought-provoking
stories. Characterization is crucial. Stories
must be written in clear, understandable prose.
Currently, RevolutionSF does not offer payment
It is impossible for us
to judge a story's quality without seeing
the complete manuscript. If you have a story
you think fits our requirements, submit it
for consideration. But please do not send
more than one story at a time; wait for a
response on one before submitting another.
alternative forms of fiction such as comics,
audio files, limited animation and hypertext.
We do not accept submissions for poetry. We
will consider a self-contained story that
is part of a novel or film, or may later be
developed into one.
Fiction submissions should
be attached *.rtf files sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Put "Submission:" and the title
of your story in the subject line. The name
of the attached file should be THE SAME AS
THE STORY TITLE.
Please use standard manuscript
format. Please include a brief bio and credits,
if any, in the body of your email. Queries
Submit comics as attached
Audio files must be attached
MP3s. Query for files larger than ten MB.
Query for animation of
All levels of a hypertext
story must be typed out (as outlined above)
with links obvious and explained. A sample
of the hypertext must be included as an attachment.
We usually respond within
five to eight weeks after receiving a submission.
Depending on numerous variables, however,
it can sometimes take longer. Please give
us ample time before inquiring about a submission's
If you have any questions,
please send them to email@example.com.
If you feel that you must
send a snailmail submission, mail it to RevolutionSF
Subs, 3311 Lafayette Ave., Austin, TX 78722,