- there is no longer a fiction slot in the weekly magazine
- 750-3000 words, though once you've sold them a few they'll consider longer stories as well
- postal submissions only
- response should be in 12 weeks, but if you haven't heard, email Norah McGrath (the fiction editor) stating the name of the story, date submitted and a 2-line plot outline and she'll get back to you
- all stories are read by Norah McGrath. Promising stories are then read by other members of the department including the editor of FF, whose word is final. If you get a rejection and 'SR' is pencilled in the corner, you know it got to the second read stage.
- but a rejection is a rejection, not an invitation to tweak and re-sub it.
- No feedback is given.
- Pay remains at £200 for 1 page rising to £400 for 3000 worders
- Send seasonal stories six months in advance
Wednesday, 18 July 2012
Take A Break latest guidelines
In the September edition of Writers' Forum there is a page giving the latest fiction guidelines for Fiction Feast. In general the guidelines haven't changed much from the old ones on this blog, but do note: