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Burton's Library

Note: may not respond in the of rejection (this is not stated in the guidelines, but is stated briefly as confirmation when you submit)

We are a library dedicated to publishing short stories that exemplify the wide variety of human experiences.
We encourage raw vulnerability. Our perfect writers write drunk and edit high. We do not want perfection; we want expression.

We believe literature is a window into the human condition. As such, we want stories that further explain your personal experience. By combining different values and experiences, we will create an anthology that can expand the perspective of our readers.

Burton’s Library is a passion project that hopes to allow writers to write what they enjoy writing over what other publishers encourage for sales. Our primary goal is to encourage writers to be more personal and expressive. We desire writers who have never published their most personal work in fear of being rejected by the consumers.

We hope you will join us on this journey and become a member of Burton’s Library today.

Market Genres

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
3000 to 5000 words
2 cents/word

Short Story
5000 to 7500 words
1 cent/word

7500 to 8000 words
1 cent/word

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Reprints/Originals?: Originals Only
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.

There are 3 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 2 | Average: 3.50 | Median: 3 | Max: 5
66.66% - avg 3 days (50.00% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:

There are 3 pending responses. (61 min | 69 average | 65 median | 82 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: 20 January 2022

Last officially checked: 21 January 2022

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