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Mysterion



Description
We're looking for speculative stories--science fiction, fantasy, horror--with Christian themes, characters, or cosmology.


This market is temporarily closed.


Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Jul 1, 2023 thru Jul 31, 2023 (Begins 142 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Jan 1, 2024 thru Jan 31, 2024 (Begins 326 days from now)

Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
Horror
Science Fiction

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

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
8 cents/word

Novelette
7500 to 9000 words
8 cents/word


Reprints
Flash
0 to 1000 words
4 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
4 cents/word

Novelette
7500 to 9000 words
4 cents/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Translations: Original Language Only

Market-Provided Data

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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.


Count:
There are 84 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 14 | Average: 74.14 | Median: 68 | Max: 265
Responded:
92.85%
Accepted:
3.57% - avg 125 days
Rejected:
89.28% - avg 72 days (22.66% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
4.76%
Lost/Returned:
1.19%
Never Responded:
3.57%
Withdrawn:
2.38%

Pending:
There are 34 pending responses. (7 min | 23 average | 27 median | 37 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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Listing added: 24 August 2015


Last officially checked: 17 January 2023


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