The Corral relies on independent authors to fill the pages of the online magazine. We publish a minimum per issue of:

  • Poetry (3 per issue).
  • Flash Fiction (2 per issue, 1 from submissions 1 form contest).
  • Short Stories (2 per issue).

The best from each category will be featured on the cover of the magazine.

The Corral will feature a short bio of all authors whose submissions are accepted for publication in the Contributor Section. The feature will include links to the authors website and social media accounts.

What We are Looking For:

Immediate Need – January Edition:

The Corral is accepting Poetry, Flash Fiction and Short Stories in all genres included Erotica, with the following holiday themes.

  • New Years: Resolutions – Parties, etc..
  • Valentines Day: Love – Hate, etc..
Submissions for this issue will close on November 20, 2019.

General Submissions – Open:

The Corral is accepting Poetry, Flash Fiction and Short Story Submissions in all genres included Erotica for future publications.

Before submitting review the Submissions Guidelines.

How to Make a Submission:

  • Submissions are accepted via email only. Submit to
  • The submission must be an attachment to the email and not written in the body of the email.
  • Subject Line: General or Immediate Need Submission – Classification of Writing. (Ex. General Submission – Poetry)
  • Body of email: Name, email and mailing address, link to the writers website or social media page. Short bio or a link to a bio.


  • †Poetry: .08 cents per line – Max $16.00
  • Flash Fiction: .08 cents per word – Max $40.00
  • Short Story: .02 cents per word – Max $70.00
  • Payment will be made prior to publication via PayPal or Certified Bank Check.

Thank you in advance for your submissions,

The Corral Staff

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