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Description
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Note: the longer word count categories are reprint-only, so they are based on the reprint payment rate.

We are an audio magazine. Our audience can’t skim past the boring parts, and stories with beautiful language at the expense of plot don’t translate well. We’re looking for fiction with strong pacing, well-defined characters, engaging dialogue, and clear action. It can be beautiful too, if you’ve got all those other bases covered, but above all we’re looking for fun.


This market is temporarily closed.


Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Sep 1, 2021 thru May 31, 2022 (Begins 68 days from now)

Market Genres
Genres
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
1500 to 6000 words
8 cents/word

Short Story
6000 to 7500 words
1 cent/word

Novelette
7500 to 10000 words
1 cent/word

Novelette
10000 to 17500 words
Less than 1 cent/word

Novella
17500 to 18000 words
Less than 1 cent/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: Yes
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Estimated Response: 60 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.


Accuracy:
There are 639 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 0 | Average: 15.61 | Median: 7 | Max: 246
Responded:
98.74%
Accepted:
2.34% - avg 100 days
Rejected:
95.93% - avg 13 days (67.04% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
0.46%
Dead Letters:
1.25%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
0.31%
Withdrawn:
0.93%

Pending:
24 pending responses (24 min | 92 average | 57 median | 507 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: 14 December 2012


Last officially checked: 14 June 2021


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