We are planning to publish an essay on the theme 'At What Point Does Science Fiction Turn Into Fantasy?' The essay should respond to a seed thesis (posted at http://earthscienceissues.net/topics_for_debate), in 500-1000 words, closer to 500 is preferred. We pay $60.

We are also looking for short stories that include a key concept of earth science as a turning point of the story. Length should be 1000-3000 words. We pay $0.06/word.

Our target audience is mainly classroom earth science teachers and their students.

Author guidelines are at http://earthscienceissues.net/submissions/