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The Mighty Line is a monthly literary magazine. Each issue typically features work by 1 visual artist and 2 - 3 works of fiction, including short stories and flash fiction. We pay $25 for accepted submissions. Submitters must be able to accept payment by PayPal. You can read any issue of the magazine for free on our website.

Multiple submissions are fine. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable as long as you withdraw your submission as soon as it is accepted elsewhere.

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Guidelines

The Mighty Line is looking for artwork to feature on its cover and throughout its magazine. We are looking for photography, paintings, sculptures, collages, anything creatively and artistically rendered as an image. We are not looking for nudity, graphic violence, or obscene images.

  • Not previously published on a blog, personal website, gallery, or anywhere else.
  • High definition (Photos must have a high resolution to not appear blurry in the magazine)

Submit at least three images

Payment

The Mighty Line pays $25 for accepted submissions. Submitters must be able to accept payment by PayPal.   

 We are limited in the number of free submissions we can offer. Though we do not review tip jar submissions more favorably, tipping by submitting under this form not only supports us as a publicly accessible venue for emerging writers, it gives financially disadvantaged artists the opportunity to submit their work.

Guidelines

Mighty Line Magazine is looking for quality fiction that pairs refined storytelling with immediate cultural relevance. Flash submissions are welcome. Anything that tells a compelling story in less than 4,000 words is welcome. Multiple submissions are fine. Simultaneous submissions are fine so long as you withdraw your submission as soon as it is accepted elsewhere.

Payment

The Mighty Line pays $25 for accepted submissions. Submitters must be able to accept payment by PayPal.

Checklist

  • Not previously published.
  • Less than 4,000 words
  • For Flash, 3 stories totaling less than 4,000 words
  • Times New Roman 12 point font
  • 1" Margins
  • Double Spaced
  • Pages Numbered
  • .dox / .docx format

 Expedited submissions jump to the front of the reviewing line. In exchange for your $6 donation, we will do everything we can to review your submission within one week, and promise to respond to your submission within two weeks at the latest.

Guidelines

Mighty Line Magazine is looking for quality fiction that pairs refined storytelling with immediate cultural relevance. Flash submissions are welcome. Anything that tells a compelling story in less than 4,000 words is welcome. Multiple submissions are fine. Simultaneous submissions are fine so long as you withdraw your submission as soon as it is accepted elsewhere.

Payment

The Mighty Line pays $25 for accepted submissions. Submitters must be able to accept payment by PayPal.

Checklist

  • Not previously published.
  • Less than 4,000 words
  • For Flash, 3 stories totaling less than 4,000 words
  • Times New Roman 12 point font
  • 1" Margins
  • Double Spaced
  • Pages Numbered
  • .dox / .docx format

 To thank you for your $10 donation to The Mighty Line, we'll respond to your submission with a 500 word essay critiquing the technical and stylistic elements of your story. Our feedback will identify the strengths and weaknesses of your work and make suggestions for improving it.

Reviews of our Feedback:

"Thank you, John! Your feedback feels spot-on, and your excellent advice will be taken!"  "Thanks to @theMightyLine for some great feedback on my short story. Now I have a better idea how to improve it and my writing in general."  "@theMightyLine shout out for excellence in publishing and editorial staff! Thank you for valuable review!"  "Thanks so much for spending so much time and care with my story and your detailed critique (I was also very please to see that you got to the essence of it.) It all will be very helpful to me."  "Thanks for your feedback, which I probably appreciate more than I would have an acceptance at this point in my writing."  "Thank you so very much for your clearly understood criticism and your heartfelt & most helpful suggestions. "  "Massive thanks to @theMightyLine for their comments on my story...John Heggelund's work as an editor is brilliant!  "I really liked the suggestions you made for my story and can't wait to send it out to prospective journals."

Guidelines

Mighty Line Magazine is looking for quality fiction that pairs refined storytelling with immediate cultural relevance. Flash submissions are welcome. Anything that tells a compelling story in less than 4,000 words is welcome. Multiple submissions are fine. Simultaneous submissions are fine so long as you withdraw your submission as soon as it is accepted elsewhere. 

Payment

The Mighty Line pays $25 for accepted submissions. Submitters must be able to accept payment by PayPal.

Checklist

  • Not previously published
  • Less than 4,000 words
  • For Flash, 3 stories totalling less than 4,000 words
  • Times New Roman 12 point font
  • 1" Margins
  • Double Spaced
  • Pages Numbered
  • .dox / .docx format
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