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Campfire Stories Anthology
Hollow Oak Press




Description
Pull up a seat, roast a marshmallow, and tell us a tale.

We want the stories you’d whisper in the dark. The kind that linger and leave readers with more questions than they answer. We want a little bit of campiness and a whole lot of speculation on the world around us.

We prefer stories set in a rural backdrop with the intimate feeling of a small town. We want sparse populations and a closeness to nature. The stories don’t need to be about camping necessarily, but they should evoke the eerie feeling of a story told around a campfire with the strange sounds of the forest just beyond the firelight.

All stories will need to be previously unpublished (this includes your own website/blog/etc.) and must feature a speculative element, whether it’s magic or monsters or anything in between. All subgenres of speculative fiction are welcome, although sci-fi will be a harder sell. We will judge all stories by their own merits though, so if you think you have something that fits, we want to read it.


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Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
Horror
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Originals
Short Story
2000 to 4000 words
1 cent/word

Short Story
4000 to 5000 words
Less than 1 cent/word



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

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Count:
There are 42 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 19 | Average: 42.80 | Median: 43 | Max: 80
Responded:
97.61%
Accepted:
2.38% - avg 76 days
Rejected:
95.23% - avg 41 days (80.00% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
2.38%

Pending:
There are 0 pending responses.


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Listing added: 9 February 2023


Last officially checked: 13 February 2023


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