Unidentified Funny Objects (UFO)/ How to Submit (Payment: $0.10 per word)

Unidentified Funny Objects is an annual anthology of humorous science fiction/ fantasy stories, with past contributors including G. R. R. Martin, Neil Gaiman, Mike Resnick, among others. For the 8 issue of the anthology, they want very humourous speculative stories – either flash fiction pieces or short fiction, as well as non-traditional narratives. They pay $0.10 per word, and will accept submissions until April 30, 2020.


  • Writers from anywhere in the world.
  • There is no submission fee.

How to Submit:

  • Submit a short story of between 500 – 5000 words.
  • The short story must use a strong humorous element.
  • The file format should be Doc. or RTF.
  • Use 12 pt., Times New Romans or Courier.
  • No simultaneous, multiple submissions or reprints.
  • Don’t send stories including zombies, vampires, or Djinns.
  • Only one submission per author.
  • Your submission should be titled by the story.
  • The deadline for submission is April 30, 2020.
  • Send submissions to [email protected].


  • UFO pays $0.10 per word.
  • And a contributor’s copy.


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