Submission Guidelines

We accept short stories, essays, and author interviews. 

Currently open for essays and interviews. Fiction submissions are closed.

General Principles

  • Fee
  • Simultaneous submissions
    YesPlease let us know immediately if your story is accepted elsewhere
  • Previously published works
  • Multiple submissions for Chill Subs members
    3 per period
  • Multiple submissionsfor non-members
  • Response time
    1-3 monthsWe appreciate your patience.
  • Rights
    By submitting to Write or Die Magazine, you agree to grant us First North American Serial Rights, should your work be accepted. Upon publication, rights immediately revert back to the author. You’re free to republish your work elsewhere, but we ask that you credit Write or Die Magazine as the place of first publication.

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