Guidelines

 

  1. READ THESE CAREFULLY, THEN GO BACK AND READ THEM AGAIN! MOST SUBMISSIONS WILL BE REJECTED BECAUSE THEY FAIL ONE OR MORE OF THE GUILDELINES BELOW. IF YOU THINK WE ARE BEING FASTIDIOUS GRAMMAR NAZIS, YOU SHOULD SEE OUR EDITORS!
  2. We are not currently publishing art, graphic novels, comics, music, or pantomime. If we know of anyone who does, we'll link them on the home page.
  3. All submissions must be written in the English language. That’s pretty much the only one in which we have significant fluency. Foreign words, phrases, and even excerpts are ok, but if we can’t figure them out, they won’t get published.
  4. Spell check.
  5. Spell check.
  6. Spell check.
  7. All submissions must be in a Word format available and in use in the 21st century.
  8. All submissions must include your full name, address, and email address.
  9. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but if your piece is published elsewhere before we get to it, please have the courtesy to notify us to pull it. If not, you may end up violating your own copyright (see “Legal”) below.
  10. If you somehow figure out how to contact us in a way other than what we’ve specified, please don’t, unless we ask you. Showing up at our homes or calling in the middle of the night will not only result in your work being disqualified, you may become the subject of a restraining order or you may even be referred to my cousin, Vinny the Fist.
  11. Spell check.
  12. Grammar and neatness count!
  13. The more highly polished your story, the less work for our editors, and the more likely that you will be published. You may have this free advice for any of your submissions elsewhere. If you want to be a professional, present your material as a professional.
  14. Never talk about Fight Club.
  15. Legal – you will need to agree to the terms and conditions to submit to PJPF.

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