Bete Noire - Fiction (Go to Poetry)



We here at Bete Noire are looking for stories that are well written, character driven and have a dark bent to them. We are open to most genres as long as they have a dark side. This includes horror, dark sci-fi, dark fantasy, crime, mystery or dark humor.


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Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Feb 1, 2018 thru Mar 31, 2018 (Begins 70 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Aug 1, 2018 thru Sep 30, 2018 (Begins 251 days from now)

Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Genres
Fantasy
Horror
Humor
Mystery/Crime
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Flash
100 to 1000 words
1 cent/word

Short Story
1000 to 5000 words
Less than 1 cent/word


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

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 56 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
20 min | 65.50 mean avg | 66 median | 132 max days
Responded:
96.42%
Accepted:
7.14%
Rejected:
89.28% (20.00% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
3.57%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
3.57%
Pending:
9 pending responses (51 min | 115 mean avg | 75 median | 468 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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