Please comment here if you plan to submit a story or artwork for this issue. Artists should specify whether you're submitting a standalone piece, offering to illustrate a story, or doing both. Artists offering to illustrate should provide either links to or thumbnails of past works as examples of style; writers wishing to collaborate with artists (or artists wishing to collaborate with writers) should respond directly to comments to this post. As always, you don't have to sign up to participate, and you're not creating an unbreakable contract by signing up, but it's always a good idea!
December rings in our year-end, theme-free big bang issue! End 2020 doing what you love, and as much of it as you want.
NOTE: This issue is a big bang for both text and art. As in the past, there's no upper bound for stories submitted to this issue. However, since we don't have a separate Artist Special anymore, this issue is also the time to submit sequential art and short comics, if that's your thing.
- Quick Answers: Interested in participating but don't know where to start? Bring your quick questions here!
- Submission Guidelines for Fiction: All the specifics for text submissions. READ BEFORE SUBMITTING.
- Submission Guidelines for Art: Whether you're illustrating or submitting a standalone piece, here's what you need to know.
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Prospective standalone (only) artists:
[Please note: this section of the signup is for artists who are interested in contributing original art but do not want to collaborate with an author. Any artist who offers to illustrate is of course welcome to do a standalone piece as well.]
Illustrators offering services: