What they want:
If it inspires dread, we want it. The Dread Machine publishes dread-inspiring novels, novellas, poetry, and anthologies. More specifically, we accept dark fiction, speculative fiction, science fiction, and horror. We do not accept religious fiction or erotica.Length: MICROFICTION: No more than 100 words. FLASH FICTION: Up to 1,000 words. SHORT STORIES: Up to 7,500 words. SERIALS: 15,000+ words, at least 3 installments. POETRY: You may submit up to three poems at one time.
Payment: We compensate contributors for approved submissions. How much we offer depends on the length, quality, and exclusivity of the piece. MICROFICTION & FLASH: $10-$30. STORIES & SERIALS: 8 cents/word - few cents less for works requiring editing. MANUSCRIPTS: profit sharing. (compensation amounts found via video - video states compensation may change)
Submission Guidelines: https://www.thedreadmachine.com/submit/