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Old Moon



Description
Old Moon publishes character-focused, weird sword-and-sorcery: stories of a dark and transgressive nature, set in a secondary or historical-paranormal (“our” reality, but with a twist, if you will) world, with a focus on rounded characters undergoing some sort of conflict, resolved (though not always successfully!) by the might of their main or mind.

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We love stories that combine that sense of action and adventure with well-rounded characters who make us question our own realities and perceptions. We love to see the gothic, the baroque, the eldritch, and we love to see it hit with an axe.


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Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Originals
Short Story
1000 to 6000 words
8 cents/word



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

Market-Provided Data

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Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 68 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 1 | Average: 24.47 | Median: 9 | Max: 62
Responded:
98.52%
Accepted:
2.94% - avg 29 days
Rejected:
95.58% - avg 24 days (90.76% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
1.47%
Lost/Returned:
1.47%
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
-

Pending:
There are 64 pending responses. (7 min | 27 average | 30 median | 37 max days waiting)
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Listing added: 17 May 2022


Last officially checked: 20 December 2022


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