Submissions

SubmissionsMagazine submissions.

We accept submissions for the online magazine from active members of the Chronicles Science fiction and fantasy community*

We pay £30 GBP for each story published in the online magazine.

Please see the FAQ’s for commonly asked questions.

Stories published on the first of each month are eligible for the Story of the Year Award.

Submission guidelines

Genre – Science Fiction, Fantasy or related sub genres such as supernatural, utopian and post-apocalyptic to name a few.

Length – 1,000 (+/- 50) words excluding the title.

Format – Microsoft Word (.docx) or Rich Text Format (.rtf).

Please name your attachment with the story title first followed by your name (or pseudonym). For example “My Story Title – Author Name.docx”

Formatting – Italicised text is allowed where emphasis is needed in the context of the story. All other formatting, such as bold; underlines and colours will be removed.

Spelling – British English is preferred, but we will accept US or Australian English. Please indicate in your submission if not using British English.

Maturity rating – Family friendly.

If your story meets the submission guidelines and you agree with the terms of publication. Please send your story to shorts.sub at kraxonpublishing.co.uk

Archived Submissions

*Although active in the community. Kraxon Publishing Ltd is not involved in the administration or moderation of the Chronicles forum.

†Payment for general submissions. Special submissions will indicate the publication payment in the announcement.

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General Submissions for 2017

SubmissionsSubmission status – Open

Twelve stories will be published on the 1st of each month throughout 2016. Please refer to the General submission guidelines and terms of publication for further details.

Genre – Science Fiction, Fantasy or related sub genres such as supernatural, utopian and post-apocalyptic to name a few.

Length – 1,000 (+/- 50) words excluding the title.

Publication dates – 1st of the month throughout 2017

Where – Please send your story to shorts.sub at kraxonpublishing.co.uk

Please see the FAQ’s for commonly asked questions.


Series submission for 2017

Digital BookSubmission status – Closed

The series is twelve stories of 1,000 words each. Each 1,000 word story must be able to standalone whilst also being part of the 12,000 word story.

What do you need to submit?

Cover letter with your name, contact information, and a short bio (the bio can be skipped if you’re already published with Kraxon).

A synopsis of the 12,000 word story. 1 page max.

An outline of the 12 individual 1,000 word stories. 5 pages max.

The first 1,000 word story of the series. We’re not looking for all twelve stories to be written for submission.

Submission by email only. Please attach four documents as (MS Word or RTF) to your email and send to series17.sub at kraxonpublishing.co.uk

Payment is £400 GBP (in two payments of £200).

Closing date is 11:59 PM (BST) on Friday 30th September 2016.

Submission guidelines

Genre – Science Fiction, Fantasy or related sub genres such as supernatural, utopian and post-apocalyptic to name a few.

Format – Microsoft Word (.docx) or Rich Text Format (.rtf).

Please name your attachments with your name first (or pseudonym), followed by document type (cover letter, synopsis, outline, 1st story). For example “Author Name – Cover Letter.docx” or “Author Name – Outline.docx”

Formatting – Italicised text is allowed where emphasis is needed in the context of the story. Bold can be used as scene headers. All other formatting, such as underlines and colours will be removed.

Spelling – British English is preferred, but we will accept international variations such US or Australian English etc… Please indicate in your submission if not using British English.

Maturity rating – Family friendly.

Line spacing – Single for all four documents.

Page length – One page is defined as one A4 page in Microsoft Word at the default Calibri size 11 with single line spacing.

Please see the FAQ’s for commonly asked questions or ask on Chronicles Science fiction and fantasy community.

We want you to include the first episode in the outline so that we can get and idea of how your outlines convert into story form.

You will receive a submission confirmation within 48 hours. If you haven’t received it please follow up using our Contact Page or the Chronicles forum.

The story or a substantial part of the story must not have been previously published or made available for public viewing.