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Best Indie Speculative Fiction
Bards and Sages Publishing




Description
Note: you may only submit reprints of stories that were originally published in the prior year by small press publications or self-published.

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This market is temporarily closed.


Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Flash
500 to 1000 words
2 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words
1 cent/word

Short Story
2000 to 7500 words
Less than 1 cent/word

Novelette
7500 to 17500 words
Less than 1 cent/word

Novella
17500 to 30000 words
Less than 1 cent/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: Yes
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No

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.


Accuracy:
There are 27 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 33 | Average: 121.92 | Median: 139 | Max: 161
Responded:
96.29%
Accepted:
14.81% - avg 140 days
Rejected:
81.48% - avg 118 days (31.81% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
3.70%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
3.70%
Withdrawn:
-

Pending:
6 pending responses (80 min | 99 average | 97 median | 118 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: 5 August 2020


Last officially checked: 4 May 2021


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