The editorial team of Red Sun (est. 2016), a new speculative fiction magazine published three times annually, is accepting submissions for the July 2017 issue.
Led by editor-in-chief Ben Richards, the staff welcomes science fiction, fantasy, and horror stories, especially war-themed sci-fi. The stories can be grim, violent, gory, funny, weird, political, and/or philosophical. Writers can develop their stories with different cultures, lifestyles, religions.
Word length: 3-5k words, up to 17k words per story. Suggested word length is 3-5K words per story. Standalone serials can be up to 80K words.
Payment: $100 for short stories; $150 for stories of 15-17K words; and $300 for serializations. $100 for a cover. Authors will also receive a contributor’s copy.
Red Sun magazine debuted in July 2016 as a print/digital publication containing 68 pages of author interviews, comprehensive reviews of books, games, and movies, and a professionally-picked potpourri of fiction stories.
Reading period for the July 2017 issue closes in April 2017. Read writer’s guidelines at Red Sun’s website.