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Description
Note: they will accept one reprint and one original per author.

PseudoPod is a genre magazine in audio form. We’re looking for horror: dark, weird fiction. We run the spectrum from grim realism or crime drama, to magic-realism, to blatantly supernatural dark fantasy. We publish highly literary stories reminiscent of Poe or Lovecraft as well as vulgar shock-value pulp fiction. We don’t split hairs about genre definitions, and we do not observe any taboos about what kind of content can appear in our stories. Originality demands that you’re better off avoiding vampires, zombies, and other recognizable horror tropes unless you have put a very unique spin on them. What matters most is that the stories are dark and compelling.


Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window for Reprints that originally appeared or will appear in 2024 - Mar 15, 2024 thru Jul 31, 2024 (Ends 13 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Aug 9, 2024 thru Aug 18, 2024 (Begins 21 days from now)

Market Genres
Genres
Horror
Humor
Literary

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

Short Story
1000 to 6000 words
8 cents/word


Reprints
Flash
0 to 1000 words
$20/piece

Short Story
1000 to 1500 words
$20/piece

Short Story
1500 to 6000 words
$100/piece


Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Not Allowed
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 60 days

Market-Provided Data

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Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 385 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 0 | Average: 59.68 | Median: 52 | Max: 2403
Responded:
96.88%
Accepted:
3.37% - avg 103 days
Rejected:
93.50% - avg 58 days (13.88% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
0.25%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
0.25%
Withdrawn:
2.85%

Pending:
There are 23 pending responses. (2 min | 53 average | 58 median | 125 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: 14 December 2012


Last officially checked: 15 April 2024


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