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The Sun Magazine - Fiction (Go to Poetry)

We tend to favor personal writing, but we’re also looking for provocative pieces on political and cultural issues.

Market Genres

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

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words
15 cents/word

Short Story
2000 to 3000 words
10 cents/word

Short Story
3000 to 4000 words
7 cents/word

Short Story
4000 to 5000 words
6 cents/word

Short Story
5000 to 6000 words
5 cents/word

Short Story
6000 to 7000 words
4 cents/word

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: Yes
Reprints?: Yes
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Estimated Response: 180 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.

There are 123 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
0 min | 44.23 mean avg | 36 median | 100 max days
95.93% - avg 44 days (0.84% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:

18 pending responses (1 min | 33 mean avg | 23 median | 97 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: 8 June 2020

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