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  • All three elements (the specific words) given for the submission period (swing set, pinecone, and fugitive) must be included in your story to be considered for publication. No exceptions.
  • Proofread your work. We must decline pieces that need major editing, even if they are otherwise good.
  • Please don't exceed 3,500 words.
  • No previously published work.
  • A short third-person bio must be included with your submission.
  • Accepted pieces will be in the journal forthcoming November 1st.

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.