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The Lorelei Signal

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction



The Lorelei Signal is a web based magazine dedicated to featuring 3 dimensional / complex female characters in Fantasy stories.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    less than 2 months*
    Editor reported data
    49 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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Pays$5-$15 per piece

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  • 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 - 10000 words max

Max words: 10000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Fantasy

Payment: $ 15 per piece

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $ 5 per piece


Max pieces: 5

Payment: $ 5 per piece

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

    I just don't want to see female characters who are weak, having to be constantly rescued, etc. Females in the story should have the same strength of character as their male counterparts and not be there as window dressing. This has been changing over the years in fantasy writing - the idea of the female character being nothing more than a sidekick, the princess to be rescued, etc has faded significantly. But, she still shows up occasionally. We are no longer looking ONLY for stories that feature female characters. However, if your story has female characters - they CANNOT be there just as window dressing for the male character or only to serve as damsels in distress. Submissions received outside the submission period - will be held for the next submission period. I will accept reprints as long as it has been at least 1 year since the story was previously published, rights have reverted back and you tell me where it previously appeared. These will be limited to 2 per issue. PAYMENT: $15.00 for short stories $5.00 for poems and flash (<1000 wds) fiction pieces. $5.00 for reprints

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Total submissions tracked

49 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

14 days

Fastest response time

74 days

Slowest response time

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12-month average acceptance rate

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