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One Story



Description
One Story is seeking literary fiction. Because of our format, we can only accept stories between 3,000 and 8,000 words. They can be any style and on any subject as long as they are good. We are looking for stories that leave readers feeling satisfied and are strong enough to stand alone.


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Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Jan 15, 2023 thru May 31, 2023 (Begins 42 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Jan 15, 2023 thru May 31, 2023 (Begins 42 days from now)

Market Genres
Genres
General
Literary

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
3000 to 4000 words
12 cents/word

Short Story
4000 to 5000 words
10 cents/word

Short Story
5000 to 6000 words
8 cents/word

Short Story
6000 to 7000 words
7 cents/word

Short Story
7000 to 7500 words
6 cents/word

Novelette
7500 to 8000 words
6 cents/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: Yes
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Reprints/Originals?: Originals Only
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 90 days

Market Response Data
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This statistical information is an aggregation of submission data provided by our members. The more data we have the more accurate our
numbers will be so please be sure to log all of your submissions here and not just your rejections or acceptances.


Count:
There are 123 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 58 | Average: 118.53 | Median: 122 | Max: 189
Responded:
93.49%
Accepted:
-
Rejected:
93.49% - avg 118 days (21.73% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
6.50%

Pending:
There are 5 pending responses. (186 min | 191 average | 190 median | 200 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: 7 January 2013


Last officially checked: 5 October 2022


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