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Another Name for Darkness
Sans. PRESS




Description
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The face in the mirror, the eyes gleaming in the night – are they friend or foe? Real or imagined? Or just your own reflection? And if you got close enough to see it for what it is, and hear what it has to say, would you ever feel the same?

For our sixth anthology, we've decided to go looking in the shadows to meet what lurks out there! Maybe it's a monster, or maybe it's a hidden side of yourself (or maybe both are the same thing); maybe it's the unexpected, or what you've always known to be true.

Another Name for Darkness is an anthology for stories that dare to face the dark, looking at it with honesty and seeing what it reveals. We want the real and the supernatural, joyful and melancholic, light and dark – as long as it's sincere.

The face in the mirror, the eyes gleaming in the night – are they friend or foe? Real or imagined? Or just your own reflection? And if you got close enough to see it for what it is, and hear what it has to say, would you ever feel the same?

For our sixth anthology, we've decided to go looking in the shadows to meet what lurks out there! Maybe it's a monster, or maybe it's a hidden side of yourself (or maybe both are the same thing); maybe it's the unexpected, or what you've always known to be true.

Another Name for Darkness is an anthology for stories that dare to face the dark, looking at it with honesty and seeing what it reveals. We want the real and the supernatural, joyful and melancholic, light and dark – as long as it's sincere.

We are looking for stories inspired by our title – Another Name for Darkness – and the cover artwork below, created by artist WOLFSKULLJACK. All genres of writing are welcome, as long as they explore a story of facing the dark (which can be as real or as metaphorical as you see it)! More than any specific story or style, we want the emotional response the title and artwork evokes in you.


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  • The publication website is not down, but it appears to have been inactive for more than a year.


Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
General
Horror

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

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words
8 cents/word

Short Story
2000 to 3000 words
5 cents/word

Short Story
3000 to 4000 words
4 cents/word

Short Story
4000 to 5000 words
3 cents/word



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

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Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 112 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 44 | Average: 77.25 | Median: 70 | Max: 148
Responded:
88.39%
Accepted:
3.57% - avg 100 days
Rejected:
84.82% - avg 76 days (2.10% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
0.89%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
0.89%
Withdrawn:
10.71%

Pending:
There are 0 pending responses.


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Listing added: 30 June 2023


Last officially checked: 9 July 2023


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