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After the Pause - Fiction (Go to Poetry)

But really, we are open to reading anything. Nonetheless, we have a certain passion for the experimental, the weird, the strange, etc.

Our mission is truth and beauty and the way those concepts develop each other as they intertwine. We want freshness, engagement, vitality. We want words and stories that are real, gritty, outlandish, linguistically beautiful, meaningful, etc. Above all we want things that provoke thought. Honestly, we just welcome words because we think there are voices yet to be discovered and old voices already discovered who we have yet to learn more about. We want work from brand new writers to long time veterans and anyone in between.

We love ideas and invention, taking risks with form, being experimental.

This listing is permanently closed for submissions. This may mean one of several things:
  • It was always planned to be a limited-time project, such as a one-time anthology, and the limited-time submission window has ended.
  • The publisher has stated that they are permanently closed, or on hiatus with wording that makes it sound permanent.
  • The publication website is down in a way that appears to be permanent, and we haven't been able to find a new website for them.
  • The publication website is not down, but it appears to have been inactive for more than a year.

Market Genres

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Reprints/Originals?: Both
Estimated Response: 30 days

Market Response Data
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There are 6 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 9 | Average: 17.00 | Median: 16 | Max: 25
100.00% - avg 17 days (0.00% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:

There are 0 pending responses.

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Listing added: 10 September 2014

Last officially checked: 20 March 2022

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