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We prefer to readĀ originalĀ stories submitted in something more or less like the standard manuscript format described here: http://www.sfwa.org/2008/11/manuscript-preparation/.

In short, that means double-spaced, one inch margins, and a serif typeface like Courier or Times New Roman with page numbers. Please include your contact information (mailing address and/or PayPal) on the manuscript, so if we decide to buy your manuscript we can pay you. We consider story lengths from flash up to 25,000 words. We do not consider simultaneous or multiple submissions.

When you submit, you will receive a confirmation email with a tracking number and link to let you see your story's progress in the submission queue. Our current median response time is under 10 days, but we take longer on stories that make our second read queue. Please wait 90 days before querying about the status of your story.

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