Pseudopod is a genre magazine in audio form. We’re looking for horror: dark, weird fiction. We run the spectrum from grim realism or crime drama, to magic-realism, to blatantly supernatural dark fantasy. We publish highly literary stories reminiscent of Poe or Lovecraft as well as vulgar shock-value pulp fiction. We don’t split hairs about genre definitions, and we don’t have any hard and fast taboos about what kind of content can appear in our stories. Originality demands that you’re better off avoiding vampires, zombies, and other recognizable horror tropes unless you have put a very original spin on them.


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Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Aug 1, 2017 thru Oct 31, 2017 (Begins 4 days from now)
  • "Artemis Rising" Limited Demographic Window: Women/Nonbinary authors - Sep 1, 2017 thru Sep 30, 2017 (Begins 35 days from now)

Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Genres
Horror
Humor
Literary

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Flash
0 to 1000 words
6 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 6000 words
6 cents/word


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

Market Response Data
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Accuracy:
There are 318 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
0 min | 37.16 mean avg | 37 median | 188 max days
Responded:
98.42%
Accepted:
4.71%
Rejected:
93.39% (68.68% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
0.31%
Dead Letters:
1.57%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
1.57%
Pending:
3 pending responses (29 min | 149 mean avg | 128 median | 291 max days waiting)
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