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Analog Science Fiction & Fact - Fiction (Go to Poetry)
Dell Magazines




Description
Basically, we publish science fiction stories. That is, stories in which some aspect of future science or technology is so integral to the plot that, if that aspect were removed, the story would collapse. Try to picture Mary Shelley's Frankenstein without the science and you'll see what I mean. No story! The science can be physical, sociological, psychological. The technology can be anything from electronic engineering to biogenetic engineering. But the stories must be strong and realistic, with believable people (who needn't be human) doing believable things–no matter how fantastic the background might be.


Market Genres
Genres
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Originals
Flash
0 to 1000 words
8 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
8 cents/word

Novelette
7500 to 17500 words
8 cents/word

Novella
17500 to 20000 words
8 cents/word

Novel
40000 to 80000 words
6 cents/word



Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Not Allowed
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: Yes
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 120 days

Market-Provided Data

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Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 607 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 0 | Average: 123.92 | Median: 130 | Max: 527
Responded:
96.37%
Accepted:
4.77% - avg 192 days
Rejected:
91.59% - avg 120 days (16.18% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
1.15%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
1.15%
Withdrawn:
2.47%

Pending:
There are 142 pending responses. (1 min | 64 average | 37 median | 2129 max days waiting)
Note: pending statistics may skew high if some users neglect their data.
We recommend querying after the time the market suggests to query.


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Listing added: 14 December 2012


Last officially checked: 6 July 2023


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