Monthly Archives: September 2023

Autumnal and Awesome: Submission Roundup for September 2023

Welcome back for this month’s Submission Roundup! As always, there are lots of great writing opportunities this month, so hopefully, if you have a story seeking a home, one of these markets will be the perfect fit.

The usual disclaimer: I’m not a representative for any of these markets; I’m merely spreading the word. Please direct your questions to their respective editors. And with that, onward with September’s Submission Roundup!

Submission Roundup

We Are the Quiet Ones
Payment: $25/flat
Length: Short stories up to 3,000 words for fiction; Flash, micro fiction, and narrative poetry up to 1,200 words
Deadline: September 10th, 2023
What They Want: This issue is seeking quiet horror and dystopian stories on the theme of “The End.”
Find the details here.

Weird Horror Magazine
Payment: .015/word
Length: 500 to 6,000 words
Deadline: September 16th, 2023
What They Want: Open to a wide variety of weird and horror fiction.
Find the details here.

Yule: A Collection of Yule Time Tales
Payment: $10/flat
Length: 2,500 to 8,000 words
Deadline: Open September 11th to October 16th 2023
What They Want: Speculation Publications is seeking Pagan Yule stories from a variety of genres.
Find the details here.

Payment: .10/word for original fiction; .03/word for reprint fiction; $50/flat for original poetry; $25/flat for reprint poetry
Length: 1,000 to 5,000 words for fiction and nonfiction; open for poetry
Deadline: Opens on October 1st, 2023 (though the submission portal fills up quickly)
What They Want: Open to dark speculative fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
Find the details here.

Happy submitting!