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Fantastic Stories is a top paying market that is open and looking for stories from underrepresented communities and cultures.
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    FSI TAKE OVER

    You'll get e-pub/mobi editions of our two most recent back issues and an electronic copy of the POC Take Over Flash Fiction anthology. ($10.00 value)

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    FSI MEGA TAKE OVER

    You'll get an e-pub/mobi edition of our two most recent back issues and an electronic copy of the POC Take Over Flash Fiction anthology, and the 1st POC Take Over Issue. ($15.00 value)

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    FSI SUPER TAKE OVER

    You get an e-pub/mobi of the POC Take Over Issue of FSI and e-pubs/mobi editions of the entire 2016 year of FSI (which include Nisi Shawl's "A Crash Course in the History of Black Science Fiction") as well as your name on a page of our website thanking you for your support. ($24.00 value) You will also get the additional special issues offered in our stretch goals, assuming those get unlocked. (E-pubs/mobi. Up to an additional $15.00 in value.)

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    FSI MEGA SUPER TAKE OVER

    FSI MEGA SUPER TAKE OVER: You get the SUPER TAKE OVER reward + all of the back issues from 2015 and the POC Take Over Anthology (e-pub/mobi). (At least a $45.00 value.)

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    FANTASTIC:

    You get the MEGA SUPER TAKE OVER reward + a one year subscription to FSI. (At least a $56.00 value.)

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    FANTASTIC STORIES:

    You get the FANTASTIC reward + 2 year subscription, and a copy of the POC Take Over FSI anthology in trade paperback if we unlock that stretch goal. (At least a $75.00 value.)

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    Query Letter Critique

    Paul Stevens of the Donald Maass Literary Agency will critique your query letter.

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    FANTASTIC STORIES OF THE IMAGINATION:

    You get the FANTASTIC STORIES reward + a hardcover anthology in the place of the trade paperback if we unlock that stretch goal. If we do not unlock that goal, you'll get a hardcover copy of the year-end anthology from FSI's 2017 year, which will then include the stories from the Take Over issue(s). (At least a $100.00 value.)

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    MAX GLADSTONE TUCKERIZATION

    Max Gladstone will name a character after you in an upcoming work of fiction. (Max Gladstone reserves the right to change the name sufficiently to fit the style of the story/world if necessary).

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    CASSANDRA KHAW TUCKERIZATION

    Cassandra Khaw will name a character after you in an upcoming work of fiction. (Cassandra Khaw reserves the right to change the name sufficiently to fit the style of the story/world if necessary).

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    FRANK WU TUCKERIZATION

    Frank Wu will name a character after you in an upcoming work of fiction. (Frank Wu reserves the right to change the name sufficiently to fit the style of the story/world if necessary).

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    T-SHIRT:

    You will get everything in the FANTASTIC STORIES OF THE IMAGINATION reward + a Take Over T-shirt. (At least a $125.00 value.)

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    NISI SHAWL TUCKERIZATION+

    Nisi Shawl will name a character, location, or process after you in an upcoming work of fiction. (Nisi Shawl reserves the right to change the name sufficiently to fit the style of the story/world if necessary).

    You also get the FANTASTIC STORIES reward + a hardcover anthology in the place of the trade paperback if we unlock that stretch goal. If we do not unlock that goal, you'll get a hardcover copy of the year-end anthology from FSI's 2017 year, which will then include the stories from the Take Over issue(s). (At least a $100.00 value.)

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    NISI SHAWL EDITORAL WORK

    Nisi will do 20 hours of editing work for you (an $800.00 value)

    You also get the FANTASTIC STORIES reward + a hardcover anthology in the place of the trade paperback if we unlock that stretch goal. If we do not unlock that goal, you'll get a hardcover copy of the year-end anthology from FSI's 2017 year, which will then include the stories from the Take Over issue(s). (At least a $100.00 value.)

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    CARMEN MARIA MACHADO TUCKERIZATION

    Carmen Maria Machado will name a character after you in an upcoming work of fiction. (Carmen Maria Machado reserves the right to change the name sufficiently to fit the style of the story/world if necessary).

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    N.K. JEMISIN TUCKERIZATION+

    N.K. Jemisin will name a character after you in an upcoming work of fiction. (N.K. Jemisin reserves the right to change the name sufficiently to fit the style of the story/world if necessary).

    You also get the FANTASTIC STORIES reward + a hardcover anthology in the place of the trade paperback if we unlock that stretch goal. If we do not unlock that goal, you'll get a hardcover copy of the year-end anthology from FSI's 2017 year, which will then include the stories from the Take Over issue(s). (At least a $100.00 value.)

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    DIANA PHO EDITORIAL WORK

    Diana Pho, Editor at Tor Books, will critique up to 3000 words of fiction.

    You also get the FANTASTIC STORIES reward + a hardcover anthology in the place of the trade paperback if we unlock that stretch goal. If we do not unlock that goal, you'll get a hardcover copy of the year-end anthology from FSI's 2017 year, which will then include the stories from the Take Over issue(s). (At least a $100.00 value.)

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    DEDICATION:

    You get everything in the T-SHIRT reward + you get to write the dedication for the anthology. (Note FSI reserves the right to reject a dedication if FSI finds said dedication objectionable or offensive. In that eventuality the donation will be refunded.)

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