Before you submit, please review our detailed submissions guidelines.

Please select the appropriate category for your submission.

We have special requirements for submission anonymity and for story content. Submit your work as a *.doc, *.rtf, *.odt, *.zip or *.html file. Submissions that do not follow these guidelines will not be read.
This category is for complete, publication-ready works of interactive fiction that have never been published before.

Detailed guidelines appear at the sub-Q website and change frequently. Please review them carefully before submitting.
This category is for complete, publication-ready works of interactive fiction that have already appeared before the public--e.g. in a game jam, on itch.io, or on a personal blog.

Detailed guidelines appear at the sub-Q website and change frequently. Please review them carefully before submitting.
This category is for proposals for short-form works of interactive fiction.

Detailed guidelines appear at the sub-Q website and change frequently. Please review them carefully before submitting.

This category is for non-fiction works that discuss interactive fiction. This includes reviews of interactive fiction, as well as short critical essays and other forms of non-fiction relating to interactive fiction in some way.

Detailed guidelines appear at the sub-Q website and change frequently. Please review them carefully before submitting.
This category is for complete, publication-ready interactive adaptations of public domain fiction (classic fantasy, science fiction, and/or horror). We are seeking interactive adaptations that have not been published before.

Detailed guidelines appear at the sub-Q website and change frequently. Please review them carefully before submitting.

For long, serialized works, submit a query letter, synopsis, and first sample chapter with completed interactivity. Propose your serialized work as you would a novel.

  • Submit the query letter, synopsis, and first sample chapter as a single compressed file (e.g. *.zip) of all materials.
  • Please follow standard manuscript format in a *.doc, *.odt, or *.rtf file, Times New Roman preferred, Courier acceptable, links and special formatting OK.
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