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Psychopomp



Description
We are looking for speculative fiction or literary novellas between 20,000 to 40,000 words that fall under one (or some!) of the following themes:

stories where grief or loss play a leading role
stories that feature the afterlife or the underworld
stories that involve the journey through death/the journey of the dead
stories that involve death personified (Death!)
stories that take place in, or utilize a multiverse
stories that involve time travel (esp. those that involve time travel + a previously mentioned theme)
origin stories (especially as they relate to previously mentioned themes)
stories where the characters slowly lose their sense of reality
goth
space, but make it goth
stories where things that are not usually personified ARE personified (planets? galaxies? time? …bones?)
creepy meta-horror
amazingly original ghost stories


Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
General
Horror
Literary
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Originals
Novella
20000 to 25000 words
3 cents/word Advance + Royalties

Novella
25000 to 37000 words
2 cents/word Advance + Royalties

Novella
37000 to 40000 words
1 cent/word Advance + Royalties



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

Market-Provided Data

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Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 10 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 8 | Average: 14.55 | Median: 12 | Max: 26
Responded:
90.00%
Accepted:
-
Rejected:
90.00% - avg 14 days (0.00% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
10.00%

Pending:
There are 8 pending responses. (4 min | 14 average | 14 median | 27 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: 18 January 2023


Last officially checked: 18 January 2023


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