and Submission Procedures
PLEASE NOTE: We are currently over-stocked, and
will be closed to submissions until further notice.
Please check this page again soon - we will re-open
to submissions again shortly.
Fiction Factor is always seeking material that offers
aspiring writers tips and advice on honing their skills,
and helping new authors to break into the publishing
If you are interested in submitting to Fiction Factor we
strongly recommend that you check the current article
listings to see whether or not we have already covered
the topic you wish to submit. It might also help to read
through the article "How To Impress An
We currently pay $5 US via PayPal only
for each article accepted and published. This amount is
payable on acceptance. We are also happy to include any
and all links to your site/newsletter with a brief author
bio, to be displayed at the foot of the article.
We purchase non-exclusive electronic rights for a minimum
period of one month. Authors retain full copyright of
their own work. We may accept reprints, however we do
like to see originals (of course). Work may appear in our
archives until such time as the author asks us to remove
We are always seeking tips for writers, articles on the
craft and business of writing, and how-to pieces. We do not accept fiction or
poetry submissions at this time. We are not interested in
personal essays, explaining how one person solved a
personal dilemma. Rather, submit articles that offer
writers valid points, including URL's to reference sites.
Please check the site before you submit material to see
if we have already published an article on your topic.
Authors retain complete copyright of their work, we
simply require the non-exclusive electronic rights to
publish the material on this site for a minimum period of
We accept only email submissions. Click here to
**PLEASE SEND QUERY FIRST**
Tell us in your query briefly what your article is about
and include an approximate word count. If we request the
entire article, submissions can be pasted into the body
of the email. We hope to respond to queries within four
Please be patient - there are
only three of us, and we receive lots of submissions.
Please study the site if you are interested in submitting
material. Here are a few general guidelines for non-fiction
- Write short paragraphs. Be brief, but concise.
- Remember to edit your work.
- Give information in bite sized pieces. People on the
Internet do not read in detail - they scan the page for
clues, which may be textual or visual.
- Use lots of sub-headings, dividing the piece by each
- Use bullets.
- Avoid long narratives.
- Spell and grammar check your work.
- Research editorial style well.
- Use hyphens sparingly.
Lee Masterson - Editor-In-Chief
Tina Morgan - Managing Editor
Ciara Grey - Assistant Editor