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Executive Dread
Jolly Horror Press

In “Executive Dread” we seek stories of workplace horror. We've all had the terrible boss. Also, the great boss, but the corporate creeps atop him or her that drop all the bullshit. The crazy coworker. The obsessed client. The workplace farter who coughs all over everything. The theft of your food from the office refrigerator. There are a million more things. We seek stories that take place at the office. Before many of us started working from home due to COVID-19. That’s a whole other anthology. Please no stories focusing solely on sexual harassment or discrimination. Those are troubling real-life work horror stories, but not ones we want to feature in this anthology.

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Market Genres

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
2000 to 5000 words
Less than 1 cent/word

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

Market Response Data
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There are 6 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 3 | Average: 23.16 | Median: 19 | Max: 58
33.33% - avg 30 days
66.66% - avg 19 days (0.00% of rejections are personal)
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Listing added: 4 June 2021

Last officially checked: 4 June 2021

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