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The Dread Machine - Fiction (Go to Poetry)



Description
If it inspires dread, we want it. The Dread Machine publishes dread-inspiring novels, novellas, poetry, and anthologies. More specifically, we accept dark fiction, speculative fiction, science fiction, horror, and all adjacent genres.


Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
General
Horror
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Flash
0 to 1000 words
2 cents/word Advance + Royalties

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words
2 cents/word Advance + Royalties

Short Story
2000 to 7500 words
1 cent/word Advance + Royalties

Novelette
15000 to 17500 words
Unknown Advance + Royalties

Novella
17500 to 20000 words
Unknown Advance + Royalties


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: Yes
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Estimated Response: 21 days

Market Response Data
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numbers will be so please be sure to log all of your submissions here and not just your rejections or acceptances.


Accuracy:
There are 104 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
0 min | 22.28 mean avg | 16 median | 104 max days
Responded:
99.03%
Accepted:
23.07% - avg 31 days
Rejected:
75.96% - avg 19 days (5.06% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
0.96%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
0.96%

Pending:
18 pending responses (2 min | 29 mean avg | 22 median | 152 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: 15 August 2020


Last officially checked: 23 September 2020


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