This is a signup for the December 20 issue; the text deadline for the issue is Tuesday, December 7 and the art deadline is Saturday, December 18.
Please reply to this post if you plan to submit a story or artwork for this issue, indicating whether you are interested in contributing to the issue as an author and/or artist, and whether or not you are looking for a collaborative partner. Artists offering to illustrate should provide either links to or thumbnails of past works as examples of style. Contributors wishing to collaborate with others should respond directly to comments here or through other indicated channels. 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!
Our last issue of the year is a theme-free big bang, where the sky’s the limit For text submissions, there’s no upper word-count bound for stories submitted to this issue. For art submissions, we open up this issue to unlimited sequential art and short comics. (Just make sure all text to be included in the images is submitted by the text deadline for editorial review.)
- 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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