Submissions

Collective Realms Magazine is currently open for fiction, poetry, art, comic, article, and RPG adventure submissions.

 

Fiction Guidelines

Word Limit: 500 - 10,000 words

Genres: Fantasy and science fiction

Rights: Upon acception of your work, Collective Realms Magazine claims Nonexclusive Archival Online Rights to showcase your work indefinitely (text and audio) and non-exclusive anthology rights. We gladly accept work that has been printed elsewhere and do not claim First Rights. By submitting your work to submissions@collectiverealms.com, you are agreeing to these terms. Additionally:

  • The editorial team reserves the right to accept or reject any article submitted for publication.
  • The editorial team reserves the right to edit articles for typographical, spelling, grammatical errors, and conformance with selected style guides.
  • Any other edits will be requested of the author and agreed upon between the Author and editor prior to preparation for publication.

Story Content:

We are looking for character-oriented stories. While Collective Realms Magazine does not immediately deny stories with adult themes, works with excessive explicit material will be asked to edit to the satisfaction of our editorial staff.

Fiction Submissions Process

Submit all stories to submissions@collectiverealms[dot]com. Be sure to include "Fiction Submission" in your topic. You should receive an email from us with 24 hours to confirm your submission. Our general response time is within 7 days.

Be sure to include your name, email address, story title, word count, genre and story. Please submit stories in standard manuscript format and in .RTF, .DOC, or .DOCX format.

Confidentiality

All personal information will never be shared with anyone outside of the editorial staff, except:

  • if compelled by law
  • if threats are made against staff
  • if narrators need assistance with pronunciation (email only)
  • if instructed by the author

 

Poetry Guidelines

In addition to the general content, genre, and rights guidelines for fiction please take in to consideration the following when submitting poetry:

  • Original works written in the English language as well as translations in to English will be considered.
  • Poems in both metered and non-metered styles are accepted. Additionally, there are no restrictions on poetry form.
  • Poetry submissions should not exceed 1,000 words.
  • Poems should be sent in single spaced with the exception of those pieces that make use of stylistic spacing for visual impact

Submit all poetry to submissions@collectiverealms[dot]com. Be sure to include "Poetry Submission" in your topic. You should receive an email from us with 24 hours to confirm your submission. Our general response time is within 7 days.

Be sure to include your name, email address, title, word count, genre and poem(s). Please submit poetry in .RTF, .DOC, or .DOCX format.

For the Terms and Conditions of fiction and poetry submissions, click here.

 

Art Guidelines

Collective Realms Magazine features artwork as the cover of the month. Our rights are restricted to the cover or in the online archive of previous artwork. Comic submissions will be included inside the magazine itself. All other rights remain with the artist. Artists' bio and links to their gallery will be posted to our website.

Art Submissions Process

Submit all artwork, to include comics, to collectiverealms@gmail.com. You should receive an email from us with 24 hours to confirm your submission. Our general response time is within 7 days.

Be sure to include your name, email address, and piece title.

Submit all art to submissions@collectiverealms[dot]com. Be sure to include "Art Submission" in your topic. Art submissions must be 8.5 x 11 inches at a minimum of 72 dpi. Traditional artwork must be 300dpi or greater. Please submit artwork in .png, .tiff, .pdf, or .psds file types. Submit all artwork to submissions@collectiverealms.com. You should receive an email from us with 24 hours to confirm your submission. Our general response time is within 7 days.

Be sure to include your name, email address, title, and art piece.

For the Terms and Conditions of art submissions, click here.

 

Article Guidelines

Collective Realms Magazine is looking for articles of interest to readers of science fiction and fantasy. We are looking for a wide range of types of article including, but not limited to: essays on the writing process and the reading experience, scientific material that might be of use in SF/F stories, and so on. However, please see below for things that we don't want.

Submit all articles to submissions@collectiverealms[dot]com. Be sure to include "Article Submission" in your topic. You should receive an email from us with 24 hours to confirm your submission. Our general response time is within 7 days.

Be sure to include your name, email address, title, word count, and the article. Please submit article in .RTF, .DOC, or .DOCX format.

 

RPG Adventure Guidelines

Have a D&D or other tabletop RPG system adventure that you'd like to share with the world? Send it our way! We publish adventures that go with any game system, but all content must apply to the Open Game License. Any infractions against this will be directed to the author of the adventure, not the publisher.

Submit all adventures to submissions@collectiverealms[dot]com. Be sure to include "Adventure Submission" in your topic. You should receive an email from us with 24 hours to confirm your submission. Our general response time is within 7 days.

Be sure to include your name, email address, title, game system, and the adventure. Please submit adventure in .RTF, .DOC, or .DOCX format.