Earth Is Cool But…

Submissions Open

July 1, 2022

Ever wonder what or who is up there? Whether you’re looking for an adventure to infinity and beyond, or just hoping to phone home, we can’t wait to experience the universe through your eyes. We’re seeking science-fiction stories full of all things extra-terrestrial. Works up to 3,000 words will be considered.

Prizes

All winning stories will be greenlit for Tales Publication

$600 prize

Feedback from the judges/Tales team, promotional placement across all Tales platforms, inclusion in our email list, and "Award Winner" badge.

$300 prize

Promotional placement across all Tales platforms, inclusion in our email list, and "Award Winner" badge.

$100 prize

Promotional placement across all Tales platforms, inclusion in our email list, and "Award Winner" badge.

Contest Judges

Submission Guidelines

We’re seeking short stories with a maximum of 3,000 words. Entries are currently restricted to English only. One entry per author is permitted. Any submissions that do not align with our content guidelines will not be read or considered.

All submissions will be reviewed by Tales. Top submissions will be reviewed by our guest judges. All entries will be required to be submitted in a DOC/DOCX format. To best advertise your story across our platform, we ask that every submission include a cover image with dimensions of 1200 x 1630.

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