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Electric Spec

Literary Magazine

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A not-for-profit speculative fiction magazine published four times per year.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    4 months max*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    ?

Paysfrom $20

Find more details in the Genres section

FeeNo

  • 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 - 7000 words max

Max words: 250

Max words: 7000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Speculative

Payment: $ 20

we prefer science fiction, fantasy, and the macabre, but we're willing to push the limits of traditional forms of these genres

Art

Payment: $ 20

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    RTF. We prefer to read submissions in traditional manuscript format. This means indented paragraphs instead of left justification, and Courier or Times New Roman font in 12 pt, double-spaced. Also, please include the title, your name, address, and word length on the first page of your story.

  • Author's rights

    We buy first-printing world exclusive rights for four months.

  • Additional info

    Issues are published at the end of February, May, August, and November

Tracker statistics

24

Total submissions tracked

66 days

Average response time

-

Average acceptance rate

11 days

Fastest response time

177 days

Slowest response time

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Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

About

Electric Spec is a not-for-profit speculative fiction magazine published four times per year. Our primary goal is getting great speculative fiction into the hands (or screens) of readers. Since 2005, we've been publishing short stories from authors all over the world. We've worked with all kinds of ...

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Founded

2005

Country

US

www.electricspec.com

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    Editor Candi Cooper-Towler avatar

    Candi Cooper-Towler

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Collette Fisher avatar

    Collette Fisher

    Associate Editor

    Editor Minta Monroe avatar

    Minta Monroe

    Associate Editor

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    Bonnie Ramthun

    Associate Editor

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    Lauren Slawson

    Associate Editor