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Thaumatrope is a twitter fiction magazine for Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror fiction under 140 characters - edited by @nelilly.

Thaumatrope is a twitter fiction magazine for
Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror fiction
under 140 characters—edited by @nelilly.

Thaumatrope Fiction Relocation Project

The Thaumatrope Fiction Relocation Project is a program to help get your nanofiction into convention program books

You’ve written your story... You’ve been paid a professional rate... anything after that is gravy, right? Consider this: Conventions are often on the lookout for filler material for their program books. They often need little items to fill the oddly shaped gaps between articles. Traditionally they’ve used spot illustrations — but what if it were simple and easy for them to use nanofiction? Wouldn’t you like to get your name and story in convention program books and in front of science fiction, fantasy, and horror fans?

Read the following agreement, and if everything looks OK to you, then shift some of your Thaumatrope fiction into the project. Shifting your work into the project will allow convention organizations to find it on a special section of the Convention Finder and add it to their program books.

Questions can be sent to: Nathan E. Lilly, nelilly@greententacles.com.

Author Agreement:
By adding a work of fiction to the project, You [hereinafter referred to as The Author] agree to allow convention planning organizations [hereinafter referred to as The Convention] the free, nonexclusive reprint rights to the designated work in association with The Convention’s program/souvenir book publication (in printed and electronic editions as applicable) with proper attribution, copyright, and publication information. The Author retains all other associated rights to the work. The Author guarantees that the work is their own and that they have the right to grant the use of it.

Convention Agreement:
The Convention will be granted free nonexclusive reprint rights to the work in association with their program/souvenir book publication (in printed and electronic editions of the souvenir book as applicable). Any and all additional rights (additional publications, audio, etc.) have been retained by the Author and must be negotiated separately. Sending copies of the program book to Thaumatrope and the author is appreciated. By publishing the work in their program book, The Convention agrees to the following:

  1. The Convention may code the work as needed for presentation in their souvenir book but will make no changes in text without the Author’s explicit permission.
  2. Proper attribution and copyright information must remain with the work.
  3. Publishing history must remain with the work.

Could your convention program book use fiction from the Thaumatrope Fiction Relocation Project? Find out more

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