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Halcyon Days

Literary Magazine






Promoting the peaceful things in life.

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  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

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

  • Accepts previously published

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

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  • Offers expedited response

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

Fiction - 2000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 2000

Sub Genres: Literary

Short stories. Conveys characters that learn about themselves and others who see the glass half full. By the end of the story, they make a difference in the lives of others.

Nonfiction - 750 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 750

Sub Genres: , ,

Essays, first-person manuscripts, non-fiction articles. Includes topics that provide ways for the reader to relax, unwind, forgive, make a difference, inspire creativity, or discover locations. Nonfiction: stories up to three pages.


Max lines: 25

Min pieces: 1

Max pieces: 5


No specific limitations

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  • Additional info

    Themed submission calls. I made a change and expanded the magazine to include more generalized topics instead of seasonal content. Length: no minimum but it has to hold the reader’s attention. Reprints allowed.

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