Perihelion Science Fiction



Description
As of February 13, 2019, the "temporary closed" status appears to be valid, even though the website's guidelines do not say so.
We have been in contact with the publisher, who has stated the magazine is temporarily closed but that he's had trouble getting the website updated, so we are making an exception to the usual policy to mark this as temporarily closed for now.


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.


DO NOT SUBMIT! This market is temporarily closed.


Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Genres
Science Fiction

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

Short Story
1000 to 4000 words
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 35 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
0 min | 56.00 mean avg | 0 median | 407 max days
Responded:
65.71%
Accepted:
-
Rejected:
65.71% - avg 56 days (52.17% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
34.28%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
14.28%
Withdrawn:
20.00%
Pending:
6 pending responses (186 min | 374 mean avg | 343 median | 742 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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