Perihelion Science Fiction



WE ARE LOOKING for well-written, original science fiction, that is, “hard” science fiction. No fantasy. No horror. No fan fiction. No poetry. Stories do not necessarily have to restrict themselves to robots, rocket ships, and extraterrestrials. However, the science and/or technology must be integral to the story. If you remove the science, the story falls apart, or disappears altogether. If the plot can be easily reconstituted as a western, a swashbuckler, or a bodice-ripper, it is probably not for us, either. We aren't fixated on political correctness. We don't object to explicit language, violence, or sexual situations, as long as it is necessary to the plot. We like humor and satire. We really don't care if you are a minority, transgendered, or purple; the story is the focus and not the author.


Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Genres
Science Fiction

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

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
1 cent/word

Novelette
7500 to 8000 words
Less than 1 cent/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No

Market Response Data
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Accuracy:
There are 77 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
0 min | 79.26 mean avg | 75 median | 176 max days
Responded:
94.80%
Accepted:
20.77%
Rejected:
72.72% (28.57% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
1.29%
Dead Letters:
5.19%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
1.29%
Withdrawn:
3.89%
Pending:
42 pending responses (1 min | 100 mean avg | 95 median | 392 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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