Dark Fire Fiction

We're interested in HORROR and DARK FANTASY fiction. You know the sort of thing these headings cover – of course you do. Make it scary, creepy, deadly. If you want dragons and elves, fine, but make sure they do terrifying things, or are terrified of something else. Humour is fine, monsters, serial killers – we'll give any of these good old stereotypes a chance if you think they're worth sending in. But remember: atmosphere is important, plot is more important.

Market Genres, Styles & Subjects

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words

Short Story
1000 to 5000 words

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

Market Response Data
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There are 9 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
9 min | 24.88 mean avg | 23 median | 41 max days
33.33% - avg 26 days
66.66% - avg 24 days (50.00% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:
1 pending responses (24 min | 24 mean avg | 24 median | 24 max days waiting)
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