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Descant (USA)



Description
A forum for fiction and poetry, descant seeks high-quality work in either innovative or traditional forms. Fiction is usually 5000 words or fewer, poems sixty lines or fewer. We do, however, occasionally accept submissions exceeding these lengths. descant specifies no particular subject matter or style.


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Market Submission Schedule
  • Submissions Window - Sep 1, 2019 thru Mar 31, 2020 (Begins 7 days from now)

Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Genres
General

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Flash
0 to 1000 words
Non-Paying

Short Story
1000 to 5000 words
Non-Paying


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: Yes
Reprints?: No
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 4 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
141 min | 160.33 mean avg | 150 median | 190 max days
Responded:
75.00%
Accepted:
-
Rejected:
75.00% - avg 160 days (33.33% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
25.00%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
25.00%
Pending:
7 pending responses (149 min | 211 mean avg | 236 median | 236 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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