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On Spec - Fiction (Go to Poetry)



Description
We like to pride ourselves in searching out the most interesting and innovative works of fiction and poetry in the genre. So what do we want?

Speculative writing of all kinds, but nothing derivative. Try to avoid what you think are trends, because by the time we’d publish them, they won’t be. Remember, you are a trendsetter, not a trend follower.


This market is temporarily closed.


Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
Horror
Literary
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Originals
Flash
0 to 1000 words
7 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words
3 cents/word

Short Story
2000 to 6000 words
3 cents/word



Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 180 days

Market-Provided Data

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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.


Count:
There are 52 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 4 | Average: 35.79 | Median: 31 | Max: 176
Responded:
94.23%
Accepted:
3.84% - avg 64 days
Rejected:
90.38% - avg 34 days (80.85% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
5.76%

Pending:
There are 58 pending responses. (69 min | 82 average | 79 median | 98 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: 14 December 2012


Last officially checked: 21 October 2022


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