The Sirens Call eZine – General Details and Guidelines
REPRINTS ARE WELCOME!
Reprints are acceptable as long as you currently hold the copyright.
(Previously published works will be considered for inclusion; no attribution offered.)
Circulation: Approximately 35,000
Type of submissions accepted:
Short story word count: 1,000 – 2,500 (limit of one submission per author)
Long flash fiction word count: 500 – 1,000 (limit of one submission per author)
Short flash fiction word count: 200 – 500 (limit of three submissions per author)
Poem length: minimum 10 lines; maximum 50 lines (limit of five submissions per author)
Drabbles: 100 word prose (limit of five submissions per author)
Submission deadline is midnight, Pacific Standard Time, on the date specified in the open call.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT WORKS containing pedophilia, human bestiality, or overtly descriptive/graphic rape scenes.
All contributors will receive a PDF copy of the issue that their work is featured in upon publication.
Submissions are to be directed to our submissions email address:
email@example.com ; the subject line should contain ‘ezine Submission, (your title), (your name)’ When submitting multiple piece, use ‘multiple pieces’ in place of your title, and within the body of the email, please specify what type of prose you are submitting – short flash fiction, drabbles, or poetry.
Formatting – all submissions should be sent as .doc or .docx files formatted as follows: Times New Roman, 12 pt. font, single line spacing, first line indent. Italicize what you would like italicized, bold what you would like bolded. We will not interpret formatting as anything other than it appears in the submitted document. Dialogue requires quotes ( ” ), inner thought should be italicized, and spoken or remembered quotes should be encapsulated in single ticks ( ‘ ). Headers and Footers should be omitted, please do not include them. If there is any question about formatting, please contact our editor through the submission email address. firstname.lastname@example.org
Topical artwork and photography are also accepted on a limited basis not associated with written works.
We ask for one time publication rights only; stories that are previously published elsewhere are accepted provided that you hold the copyright to them.
Full Page eZine Ads available:
Full page/single book cover ads are available for purchase at the rate of $10 per ad per issue.
Publisher/community/multi-book ads are available at the rate of $25 per page per issue. Please contact Nina@sirenscallpublications.com for details.