Escape Pod



Note: Names should be removed from the manuscript to allow blind judging.

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.


Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Genres
Science Fiction
Styles
Open to all/most styles
Subjects
Open to all/most subjects

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
2000 to 6000
6 cents/word


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

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 342 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
5 min | 44.61 mean avg | 33 median | 214 max days
Responded:
98.83%
Accepted:
7.01%
Rejected:
91.52% (46.00% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
0.29%
Dead Letters:
1.16%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
1.16%
Pending:
51 pending responses (2 min | 45 mean avg | 24 median | 980 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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