There is no charge to submit a short story or poetry to If, however, you would like feedback on your story, we urge you to take advantage of's Editorial Critique service.

Please note acceptance for online publication is not dependent on whether or not you have paid for an editorial critique.

Works up to 4,000 words in length will be posted on one day; works over 4,000 words will be serialized and run over a number of days. Length of episodes will be decided in consultation with the author.

As well as original, not-yet-published work, we also welcome excerpts from upcoming books or stories already published. Just let us know in your cover letter the publication details.