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Robotic Ambitions
Apex Books




Description
Editors Jason Sizemore and Lesley Conner are looking for stories that examine the concept of “robotic ambitions.” Using philosophical, moral, and practical points-of-view, what does it mean to be sentient and mechanical? What challenges will mechanical beings face from a fearful and chaotic world? What are their goals and ambitions?


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Market Genres
Genres
Science Fiction

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

Short Story
1000 to 5000 words
8 cents/word



Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Unknown Policy
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Translations: Original Language and Translations
Estimated Response: 30 days

Market-Provided Data

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Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 133 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 0 | Average: 37.19 | Median: 17 | Max: 135
Responded:
98.49%
Accepted:
7.51% - avg 105 days
Rejected:
90.97% - avg 31 days (0.82% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
1.50%

Pending:
There are 0 pending responses.


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Listing added: 8 February 2023


Last officially checked: 30 March 2023


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