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Daily Science Fiction

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction


Science Fiction & Fantasy magazine delivered by email every weekday. Sci-fi? Literary SF? Unicorns? Robots? Dragons? Absolutely! All of the above.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    four weeks*
    Editor reported data
    21 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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Find more details in the Genres section


  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 1500 words max

Max words: 100

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Speculative

Speculative fiction stories. By this we mean science fiction, fantasy, slipstream, etc.

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Speculative

We will consider flash series--three or more flash tales built around a common theme. Each story does need to stand on its own.

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    Please don't send us more than one story. Don't send us another until we send you a response. We pay 8 cents per word for first worldwide rights and for nonexclusive reprint rights. Additionally, we reserve the right to pay you more money for additional reprinting in themed Daily Science Fiction anthologies.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

21 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

4 days

Fastest response time

62 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 67 days, 67 days, 1260 days, 1260 days, 1290 days, 1290 days, 3291 days, 3526 days, 4499 days, 4582 days, 4666 days

Сhill Subs is able to provide internal statistics because you use our tracker! You're the best!

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Hi. Over twelve years Daily Science Fiction published more than 3,000 science fiction stories, mostly very short tales. Almost all are still available in our archive. Happy Reading! And support the many venues publishing new genre works.







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    Michele-Lee Barasso


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    Sarah Overall


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    Brian White