Be a Guest Contributor

Want to be a guest contributor to AMBR? Take a look at our upcoming topics and send us your best shot.

To Submit, read over our rules and guidelines:

  • Contributions must be submitted by the 15th of the month prior to publication.
  • There will be no payment for using your work, only credit with a link to your social media and/or website.
  • Contributors retain all rights and can republish their work elsewhere.
  • Content should be PG-13 or lighter and should be free of current-day politics or religion.
  • Pieces can be either fiction or writing advice/essay.
  • All work should be previously unpublished and written in English.
  • Length should be between 500 and 1k words.

Send submissions to with the subject line: AMBR Submission – (Theme)

  • Place work in the body of the email, no attachments will be opened.
  • Standard fonts are preferred for legibility.
  • Include a short bio, around 100 words.
Theme Suggested topics Sub Deadline Issue Month
Indulgence Hedonism, romance, pampering, indulging the senses January 15 FEB
Time Time shift, time travel, moving beyond/forward, looking at the past, reminiscence, backstory, timelines February 15 MARCH
Phoenix Catalyst, spring into the story, call to action for the MC, rebirth, new directions, old stories to life, old tropes to life March 15 APRIL
Common cause Worker rebellions, cultural parties, character alignments, united in rebellion, social change (noncontemporary politics) April 15 MAY
Beaches Making waves, summer love and flings, walks in solitude, landscape, end of a region/start of another, dark waters/hidden dangers May 15 JUNE
Heatwave Lust, crime wave, anger, frustration, health problems, weather/visuals of weather, different cultural adaptations to weather June 15 JULY
Destroyer of worlds End of summer, natural disaster, apocalyptics, Kaiju (Pacific Rim), Oppenheimer, Aliens, 2 seconds to Midnight/Doomsday Clock July 15 AUG
Back to the grind Football (NFL/CFL) games that put more time on the clock, writing schedules, work ethic/ writing ethic August 15 SEPT
Paranormal Ghosts, goblins, romance, the beyond and the other, the possible but not proven, speculative September 15 OCT
Friendship Unrequited love, platonic friendships are as deep as romance without being romantic, connections, bro-mances October 15 NOV
Frozen Writers’ block, left in the cold, the turkey that gave you salmonella, nuclear winter, white-out, frozen hearts November 15 DEC
False Promises Broken promises, fool’s gold, self-confidence, antidote, making decisions, empowerment, self-lying, misdirection December 15 JAN