Submissions are closed.
BEAT to a PULP is published online with one new story a week.
Our primary focus is hardboiled but we also accept action/adventure, westerns, sci-fi/fantasy, horror/thriller, etc. No yarns with bigotry or overt political agendas.
No more than 4,000 words. Anything longer, please query first.
New material only. One story at a time. No simultaneous submissions.
Edit your work carefully. We will let you know if something's not working.
Please submit stories in a Word doc or as an rtf file. The title page should contain your name, email address, word count and date submitted.
Include a brief bio. After your story has been accepted, you will have the option to send a photo.
We do take excerpts from upcoming novels. Query first.
You retain all rights to your work. We will archive your story on BEAT to a PULP. If at any time you want it removed, please contact us.
Sorry, we can't pay for stories at this time.
Send submissions to: email@example.com