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 do not observe any 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 unique spin on them. What matters most is that the stories are dark and compelling.


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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 249 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
2 min | 37.27 mean avg | 31 median | 153 max days
Responded:
97.99%
Accepted:
3.61% - avg 100 days
Rejected:
93.97% - avg 34 days (77.35% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
0.40%
Dead Letters:
2.00%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
0.80%
Withdrawn:
1.20%
Pending:
66 pending responses (30 min | 80 mean avg | 49 median | 801 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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