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Story Unlikely Short Story Contest



Description
There are no restrictions on genre: fantasy, sci fi, memoir, fiction/nonfiction, etc - we don't care as long as it's a good story.


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Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Oct 1, 2022 thru Dec 31, 2022 (Ends 23 days from now)

Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
General
Science Fiction

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

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words
10 cents/word

Short Story
2000 to 3000 words
6 cents/word

Short Story
3000 to 4000 words
5 cents/word

Short Story
4000 to 4500 words
4 cents/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Reprints/Originals?: Originals Only
Translations: Original Language Only

Market Response Data
View recent responses from this market
This statistical information is an aggregation of submission data provided by our members. The more data we have the more accurate our
numbers will be so please be sure to log all of your submissions here and not just your rejections or acceptances.


Count:
There are 2 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 8 | Average: 8.00 | Median: 8 | Max: 8
Responded:
50.00%
Accepted:
50.00% - avg 8 days
Rejected:
- (0.00% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
50.00%

Pending:
There are 9 pending responses. (8 min | 30 average | 21 median | 61 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: 18 October 2021


Last officially checked: 18 September 2022


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