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Brain Games: Stories to Astonish
Third Flatiron Publishing




Description
SF, F, H, steampunk, cyberpunk, mythology, satire

The left side of the brain is associated with logical and analytical characteristics, while the right brain with creativity. We'd welcome stories from both sides of the brain. Stories could feature puzzle solving and ingenuity, inverted tv tropes, inventions (clockwork, practical, or Rube Goldberg), masterful creations (like JS Bach's Goldberg Variations), and social commentary


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Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
Horror
Humor
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
1500 to 3000 words
8 cents/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No

Market Response Data
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Accuracy:
There are 49 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
11 min | 31.91 mean avg | 29 median | 47 max days
Responded:
100.00%
Accepted:
14.28% - avg 26 days
Rejected:
85.71% - avg 32 days (28.57% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
-

Pending:
1 pending responses (56 min | 56 mean avg | 56 median | 56 max days waiting)
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Listing added: 1 July 2020


Last officially checked: 16 July 2020


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