Tales in the Mail Markets

Have you excepted the Tales in the Mail Challenge? If so, have you set a goal? My goal is 15 submissions.

Here are four markets to help you along with your submitting goals.


Bimonthly magazine of cultural and political analysis, reviews, fiction, and poetry. Pay varies.

Guidelines: http://www.bostonreview.net/about/writers_guidelines/


Considers horror, dark mystery, dark fantasy and suspense short stories up to 5,000 words. Especially interested in: Mythic horror in a real world setting; Classically-themed horror and suspense; Supernatural horror; Creature horror; Dark Fantasy in a contemporary/RW setting; Noir. Pay: a flat rate of $10 for Flash Fiction, $25 for fiction up to 5000 words, and $25 for non-fiction up to 3000 words.

Guidelines: http://www.shroudmagazine.com/info.html



A magazine for girls ages 9 to 14. It is published by GEMS Girls’

Clubs (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior). Looking for stories, articles, quizzes, poems, games, puzzles, crafts, and cartoons that are fresh, that present the Christian life realistically, and that cause young readers to see how Christian beliefs apply to their daily lives. Pays $0.03 to $0.05 per word up to $35. Poetry: $5 to $15. Games and puzzles: $5 to $15.



New science fiction magazine that launched in June 2010. Seeking original science fiction stories of 1000-7500 words. Stories of 5000 words or less are preferred. Pays $0.05 per word for original fiction, on acceptance; $0.01 per word for reprints; $75 for non-fiction articles.

Guidelines: http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/guidelines

Please remember to research all markets and read the submission guidelines completely before submitting.


One response to this post.

  1. Nice list of markets. Way to go!


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