One month until we launch!

Welcome to Metaphorosis, a new speculative fiction magazine. We launch on 1 January 2016 – now just one month away! But we’ll have things for you before then. Starting this month, we’ll be publishing author bios, 1 question interviews, and of course, more book reviews. If you want even more, check out our Patreon page for access to background information, editorial insights, and more. Keep coming back. Remember to sign up for our weekly e-mail …

Survey of the 1st 100 submitters

Feedback on the feedback on the feedback. Thanks to all who participated. The survey’s been very useful. Some confirmations, some surprises. I generally try to dress up reader comments (my own and others’) a bit to make the more polite. There was near universal agreement that this is unnecessary, and a fair proportion of people upset that the comments weren’t as blunt as advertised. Most people find the comments helpful, but a few found them …

Submission statistics – the first month

Up to 31 October 2015 Genre (as listed by author): Fantasy – 38% SF – 38% Other/mixed – 24% Gender (based on first name given): Male – 67% 37% F, 43% SF, 20% Other Female – 28% 42% F, 28% SF, 31%  Other Undetermined – 12% Results: Rejected – 71% Rejected but encouraged to resubmit – 22% Rejected but allowed to submit a rewrite – 5% Accepted – 2.25% Comments We see more male submitters …

Welcome! We launch 1 January 2016

Welcome to Metaphorosis Magazine, a new speculative fiction magazine. We are now open for submissions! Send us something beautiful. We launch 1 January 2016. We’ll save you a seat. In the meantime, we’ve got a pre-launch story up to keep your appetite whetted, and you can already support us at Patreon. We look forward to seeing you again next year! If you’re a writer or artist, please check out our submission guidelines.