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Bloodless - Fiction (Go to Poetry)
Sliced Up Press




Description
Sliced Up Press is looking for short stories & poetry that terrify without a single mention of blood or gore, for its latest horror fiction anthology, BLOODLESS, edited by Ben Walker.

Terrify us with your best story or poem where no blood is mentioned, nor any associated gore, grue & guts.

That doesn’t mean characters can’t die in horrific ways (if they die at all) – we just want you to challenge yourself to write something where blood & guts are suggested, happen “off-screen”, or are otherwise worked around creatively. Make it psychological, paranormal, or even extreme, just don’t show any blood! Any time period or setting is welcome, on Earth or not.


This listing is permanently closed for submissions. This may mean one of several things:
  • It was always planned to be a limited-time project, such as a one-time anthology, and the limited-time submission window has ended.
  • The publisher has stated that they are permanently closed, or on hiatus with wording that makes it sound permanent.
  • The publication website is down in a way that appears to be permanent, and we haven't been able to find a new website for them.
  • The publication website is not down, but it appears to have been inactive for more than a year.


Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
Horror

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
1000 to 3000 words
1 cent/word


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

Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 38 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 3 | Average: 18.97 | Median: 14 | Max: 77
Responded:
92.10%
Accepted:
5.26% - avg 37 days
Rejected:
86.84% - avg 17 days (24.24% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
5.26%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
5.26%
Withdrawn:
2.63%

Pending:
There are 3 pending responses. (10 min | 29 average | 15 median | 63 max days waiting)
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Listing added: 3 May 2022


Last officially checked: 12 July 2022


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