Submission Guidelines

600 Second Saga is currently taking submissions. Submission guidelines are below, if you have questions please feel free to contact me.

 
 
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Please submit:

  • Flash fiction pieces between 750 and 1,000 words (complete stories)

  • Science fiction and fantasy

  • The show is Clean (if you aren’t sure, contact me, basically don’t swear)

  • Reprints welcome

Rights:

  • You retain all your rights – reprints are encouraged – give me a place to point people if they’d like to buy your work or to read more by you

  • I also look forward to sharing links to your book, website, social media platform, or podcast

  • I can work with you if you’d like a copy of your audio for another project as well – contact me if you have question

When will you get back to me?

I’ll review your story and usually will get back to you within a week. If you haven’t heard within 10 days please query through email.

Please log your submission on The Submission Grinder.

How do I submit?

  • Email your flash fiction to mariah@600SecondSaga.com with 600 Second Saga Submission in the subject

  • Include:

    • Story title

    • Name (and how to pronounce it please!)

    • A short bio in 3rd person please (100-150 words, if you contact me, I can look at your story to see how many bio words will fit)

    • Links

    • Flash Fiction attached as a .doc/.docx/.rtf

    • One sentence summary or tagline

Anything else?

Please only one submission at a time, once a piece has gone live you can submit another.

The turn around time is usually less than a week, so please no simultaneous submissions.

Authors are entered into a quarterly drawing for a free audiobook at Audible.com

Please note that these must all be true…

  • You are the original creator of the work

  • You are the copyright holder of the work

  • You are not prohibited by any prior agreement from the transfer of non-exclusive audio rights to the work

  • All information submitted is accurate and truthful – you’re responsible

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