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Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF) - Fiction (Go to Poetry)



Description
Note: wait 21 days between submissions.

We have no formula for fiction. We are looking for stories that will appeal to science fiction and fantasy readers. The SF element may be slight, but it should be present. We prefer character-oriented stories. We receive a lot of fantasy fiction, but never enough science fiction or humor.


This market is temporarily closed.


Market Submission Schedule
  • Closed For Submissions - Dec 1, 2022 thru Jan 14, 2023 (Ends 37 days from now)

Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
Horror
Humor
Science Fiction

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

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
8 cents/word

Novelette
7500 to 17500 words
8 cents/word

Novella
17500 to 25000 words
8 cents/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: Yes
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Reprints/Originals?: Originals Only
Translations: Original Language and Translations
Estimated Response: 90 days

Market Response Data
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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 1881 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 0 | Average: 28.81 | Median: 19 | Max: 324
Responded:
98.77%
Accepted:
2.44% - avg 78 days
Rejected:
95.85% - avg 27 days (15.64% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
0.47%
Dead Letters:
0.21%
Lost/Returned:
0.05%
Never Responded:
0.15%
Withdrawn:
1.01%

Pending:
There are 142 pending responses. (7 min | 54 average | 31 median | 499 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: 2 December 2022


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