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Thursday, 6 August 2015

Writing – market – ‘where imaginations thrive’

IMAGINATE magazine ‘is a creative zone where imaginations thrive’.

The premiere issue launched on 1 June, 2015; the second issue is due out on 1 September.

Each quarter, the magazine will offer regular columns for writers as well as creative pieces for readers. Included: short stories, flash fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and photography.

They are currently seeking submissions in the categories shown below. Send your submissions as an attachment by e-mail to
Payment: purchase of first serial rights and pays $0.05 (5 cents) per word upon acceptance. They do not accept reprints.
If you don't stick to the theme, no matter how good the story, it will not be accepted.

And bear in mind Imaginate is a family-friendly publication and will not publish any submission with foul language or inappropriate content. IMAGINATE is a division of Write Integrity Press.

Short Story
2500 words or less
Based on the quarterly photo prompt provided *

Flash Fiction
100 words or less
Based on the quarterly photo prompt provided *

100 words or less
Based on the quarterly photo, word, or theme prompt provided *

1000 words or less
Based on a theme prompt provided. *

After the first issue, photos will be solicited for upcoming issues. One photo will be chosen for the cover issue. The photographer will receive cover credit, an interview in that issue, and a half-page advertisement for their business in the following issue. Photos must be minimum 300 dpi.

*(Check the blog for the first photo prompt. Imaginate will include the photo prompt in each issue for the next issue's submissions, so wait for the 1 September issue online.)

Each issue of IMAGINATE will have a theme, which may be interpreted as the artist desires.

ISSUE: June 1, 2015  - the theme was travel… 
ISSUE: September 1, 2015  - the theme was music…

ISSUE: December 1, 2015 
THEME: WEATHER - Submission Deadline: October 1, 2015

ISSUE: March 1, 2016 
THEME: EARTH - Submission Deadline: January 1, 2016

ISSUE: June 1, 2016 
THEME: WATER - Submission Deadline: April 1, 2016

ISSUE: September 1, 2016
THEME: FIRE - Submission Deadline: July 1, 2016

ISSUE: December 1, 2016
THEME: CELEBRATE - Submission Deadline: October 1, 2016

ISSUE: March 1, 2017
THEME: FLOWERS - Submission Deadline: January 1, 2017

Good luck!



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