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By Michael Wong | January 3, 2022.
- Earn 8¢ to 10¢ per word, freelance writing for Asimov's Science Fiction, an American science fiction magazine which publishes science fiction and fantasy named after science fiction author Isaac Asimov.
- Asimov's want:
- character oriented stories in which the characters, rather than the science, provide the main focus
- serious, thoughtful, yet accessible fiction
- borderline fantasy, slipstream, and surreal fiction
- Asimov's don't want:
- sword & Sorcery
- explicit sex or violence
- Pay rates:
- Short stories: 8¢ to 10¢ (up to 7,500 words) + 8¢ (over 7,500 words)
- Poetry: $1 per line (40 lines)
- Rights bought: First English Language serial rights plus certain non-exclusive rights.
- Earnings per word: 8¢ to 10¢