Quick Stories Submission Guidelines

FreightTrain is looking for quality short fiction and one act plays for our bi-weekly reader. We accept email submissions ONLY. Send your files word docs, pdfs, or open office files. Anyone can submit up to one fiction piece per email. The max is 2,000 words for fiction. Please allow two months for response and do not contact the magazine for the status of your entry. No simultaneous submissions. We look for high quality, but we do not prefer one kind, or style, over another.

Notes, Rights, and Other Info

  • Use the form below.
  • ~Or~
  • Email to with "Submission" in the subject.
  • First time rights and archive rights only. All other rights retained by author. We only ask that the author mentions FreightTrain as the original publisher.
  • There is no payment at this time. But you are sure to feel good about it.

Submission Form

Files must be less than 800 KB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf odf doc docx.