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The Fifth Di... - Fiction (Go to Poetry)
Hiraeth Books




Description
It presents original science fiction, fantasy, and spooky horror stories. It also presents a few original poems, again along the overall theme.



The Fifth Di... wants original stories with plot, tension, suspense, conflict, and character development. Remember, if readers do not care what happens to your main character[s], they won’t read the story. The narrative should maintain a sense of wondering what’s going to happen next; of what’s lurking just around the corner. Showing is better than telling. Frex, instead of telling the reader that it’s cold, show your character shivering, stomping feet, or having ice form on beard or hair. The inner thoughts and emotions of your character[s] are just as important.




Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
Horror
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Flash
0 to 1000 words
1 cent/word

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words
1 cent/word

Short Story
2000 to 7500 words
Less than 1 cent/word

Novelette
7500 to 8000 words
Less than 1 cent/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: Yes
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Estimated Response: 60 days

Market Response Data
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Accuracy:
There are 23 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
24 min | 98.81 mean avg | 102 median | 157 max days
Responded:
95.65%
Accepted:
34.78% - avg 96 days
Rejected:
60.86% - avg 99 days (92.85% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
4.34%

Pending:
16 pending responses (4 min | 85 mean avg | 96 median | 233 max days waiting)
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We recommend querying after the time the market suggests to query.


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Listing added: 2 March 2013


Last officially checked: 24 February 2020


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