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Nightmare is seeking original horror and dark fantasy stories. All types of horror and dark fantasy are welcome. No subject should be considered off-limits, and we encourage writers to take chances with their fiction and push the envelope.
AI Submissions?: Unknown Policy
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 90 days
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There are 229 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 2 | Average: 130.78 | Median: 124 | Max: 224
1.74% - avg 70 days
93.44% - avg 131 days(18.22% of rejections are personal)
There are 14 pending responses.
(13 min | 74 average | 53 median | 139 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.