Spyfunk! Submission Guidelines


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Thank you for your interest in submitting to Spyfunk! This is our fourth Funk! anthology and we're excited to add an African/African Diaspora perspective to the spy prose genre. Please follow our guidelines for submitting your story. Good luck!

  • Submission Deadline: October 31, 2021.

  • Word Count: 1500 to 5000 words.

  • Payment: $0.02 per word. 

  • Pages must be numbered, either in page header or footer.

  • Author's name and title are required on each page of the manuscript. 

  • Main character(s) must be of African/African Diaspora descent.

  • Stories can take place in the present, past or future.

  • Stories can be speculative fiction (Sword and Soul, Steamfunk, Dieselfunk, Cyberfunk, science fiction, horror, fantasy, etc.)

  • Stories must be the author's creation. Manuscripts set in other copyrighted works will not be accepted (i.e. James Bond, Jason Bourne, etc.).

  • Stories must be submitted electronically. Word Document preferred.

  • MVmedia, LLC claims International First publishing rights upon publication. Rights revert to the author six months after publication.

  • Previously published works will be considered.

  • Submit stories to: mv_media@bellsouth.net

  • Stories submitted that do not conform to submission guidelines will be rejected.