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Tales To Terrify (Flash)
Tales to Terrify (Short Stories)

Note: two submissions per submission period.

Tales to Terrify is a volunteer-run fan podcast featuring short horror, dark fantasy, and other disturbing fiction.

Tales to Terrify is a volunteer-run fan podcast featuring short horror, dark fantasy, and other disturbing fiction. We greatly value diversity and inclusivity, and seek to publish fiction from writers of different races, religions, nationalities, physical or mental abilities, gender identities, and sexual orientations.

We encourage you to challenge the definition of horror. Standard tropes and monsters are welcome, but give us your own unique take. Avoid the cliche and expected, unless as devices used purposefully and cleverly to further your story.

Drag us deep into the unsettling atmosphere of a crumbling Gothic mansion. Show us the gritty, real-world horrors of evil people with dark intentions. Make our blood run cold and our breath catch in our throats as we’re hunted by ravenous creatures. Unhinge our minds with reality-bending, psychological horrors. Make us feel the pain and sorrow of a long-suffering spirit.

We do our best to honour the diversity within the genre and you should, too. We want to be terrified by your concepts, by your implications, by your story’s possibilities. We want to read works that threaten to bleed into our reality and corrupt something as ordinary as a toaster. Anything is allowed as long as it’s well-conceived and well-written.

Market Genres

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words

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

Market Response Data
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There are 7 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 8 | Average: 50.28 | Median: 66 | Max: 75
28.57% - avg 41 days
71.42% - avg 53 days (0.00% of rejections are personal)
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There are 10 pending responses. (13 min | 29 average | 23 median | 54 max days waiting)
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Listing added: 26 July 2022

Last officially checked: 26 July 2022

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