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Martian: The Magazine of Science Fiction Drabbles

Literary Magazine


Martian: The Magazine of Science Fiction Drabbles latest issue

Martian is a magazine of science fiction drabbles, stories told in exactly 100 words. Each quarter, we'll bring you twenty-six new, evocative science fiction micros from new and award-winning authors.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    within 2 weeks*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:

Pays$0.08 per word

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 - 100 words max

Max words: 100

Max words: 100

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary, Science Fiction, Speculative

Payment: $ 0.08 per word

Drabbles, stories of exactly 100 words (excluding title).

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    Please include in the body of the email a short cover letter as well as a short (50 words or less!) bio and social links.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    standard manuscript format and attached as a .doc, .docx, or .rtf file

  • Author's rights

    The rights we ask for are first-time world electronic rights for original fiction and non-exclusive reprint rights for reprints. We do not have an exclusivity period, you are free to sell your work as a reprint upon publication in Martian. We publish a yearly anthology gathering the work from the previous year. This anthology will be published in digital ebook and print. We also ask for the right to non-exclusively archive your story on our website for the magazine’s life, unless requested otherwise by the author.

  • Additional info

    Science fiction. Every subgenre of science fiction is acceptable but the science fiction element must be present. What we want more of: Cyberpunk; Sci-fi horror; Stories with Tech; Starships; Holograms; Stories involving other planets; Dark sci-fi; Characters making a decision.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

26 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

15 days

Fastest response time

36 days

Slowest response time

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