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FICTION: We want your best. But then, doesn’t everyone? We print both short stories and flash fiction. We are looking for horror, dark speculative fiction and noir. No specific sub-genres or themes, just good stories. That being said, we prefer the Shining over the Dark Half. Excessive gore and sexuality should be avoided unless it is essential to the story. We are not taking vampire or zombie stories at this time.

Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Apr 15, 2018 thru Jun 30, 2018 (Ends 39 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Sep 15, 2018 thru Nov 15, 2018 (Begins 115 days from now)

Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words
3 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 7000 words
2 cents/word

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

Market Response Data
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There are 136 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
51 min | 142.57 mean avg | 149 median | 205 max days
93.38% (0.00% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:
40 pending responses (12 min | 52 mean avg | 31 median | 600 max days waiting)
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