Terms and Conditions of Fiction Submissions


By submitting your literature for publication in Collective Realms Magazine, a fantasy and science fiction online magazine published by Lazy Adventurer Publishing, you acknowledge that our standard contract terms include the following. You, the person submitting literature (referred to herein as “Work”) to be published, shall be referred to as “Author.” The following terms apply to all submissions made by Author to Lazy Adventurer Publishing.


  1. Ownership: Lazy Adventurer Publishing shall not submit a contract to Author setting forth the terms of the ownership of the Work and the rights acquired by Lazy Adventurer Publishing. Author retains ownership of the Work, but the Author grants Lazy Adventurer Publishing non-exclusive online archival rights to showcase the Work indefinitely (text and audio) in the online magazine, Collective Realms Magazine, non-exclusive anthology rights, and for promotional purposes, including but not limited to promotion on Lazy Adventurer Publishing's Collective Realms Magazine website: www.collectiverealms.com. The granting of rights to Collective Realms is nonexclusive in nature and shall continue in perpetuity as long as Collective Realms Magazine is published. These rights are only transferrable in the event Lazy Adventurer Publishing changes legal status or sells or transfers ownership Collective Realms Magazine to another party.

  2. Payment: Author is not entitled to any form of payment from Lazy Adventurer Publishing for the license to use the Work as outlined above.

  3. Author's Rights in the Work for Original Works: By submitting a Work to Lazy Adventurer Publishing, Author represents to Lazy Adventurer Publishing that Author has ownership and ability to convey rights stated above in the Work to Lazy Adventurer Publishing. Lazy Adventurer Publishing shall make no changes in, additions to, or eliminations from the Work, except for typographical, spelling, and grammatical errors, without Author's consent. Any other edits will be requested of the author and agreed upon between the Author and editor prior to preparation for publication.

  4. Indemnification: In the event Author submits a Work for publication in Collective Realms Magazine, and rights in the Work do not belong to Artist or if for any reason Author is legally unable to convey the rights in the Work outlined above, Author shall indemnify and hold Lazy Adventurer Publishing harmless against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, or other harm caused by submitting the Work or Lazy Adventurer Publishing’s use of the Work in reliance of Author’s submission of the Work to Lazy Adventurer Publishing upon the terms and conditions stated herein.