Diabolical Plots

Note: Names should be removed from the manuscript to allow blind judging.
Note: Be VERY CAREFUL when querying to not associate your name with story title to avoid disqualifying

science fiction, fantasy, horror (everything must have speculative element, even horror)

Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Jul 1, 2017 thru Jul 31, 2017 (Ends 8 days from now)

Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Science Fiction

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

Short Story
1000 to 3500 words
8 cents/word

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

Market Response Data
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numbers will be so please be sure to log all of your submissions here and not just your rejections or acceptances.

There are 278 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
0 min | 9.44 mean avg | 5 median | 138 max days
94.60% (25.09% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:
95 pending responses (0 min | 10 mean avg | 8 median | 22 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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