OCCULUM - Fiction (Go to Poetry)



Note: wait 3 months after acceptance to submit again

OCCULUM is an online journal/haunted home for various species of prose, poetry, and other peculiarities bent towards the unabashed and unorthodox. Semi-normies are cool too. Eye want to be beguiled, curious, enchanted, and uneasy. Eye want magic (all of it), mirth (more of it), and mayhem (to an extent). Eye want those ripped-up, crumpled pages from your diaries. Eye want your rough drafts. Eye want the exquisite, the grotesque. Eye want to be twisted into uncomfortable proportions. Eye want an infinite, yet comfortable kind of darkness. Eye want the endless voids inside your head.



Accepted genres and sub-genres of prose and poetry:

Weird fiction
Experimental
Speculative Fiction (Fantasy, Horror, Scifi)
Surrealism
Slipstream
Magical realism
Creative nonfiction
Gurlesque/Spike-fisted feminist manifestos


OCCULUM urges you to include the voiceless, the few, the odd, the forgotten – anything that reflects the current human condition and the point on which it exceeds. If you want to know what Eye am all about, feel free to scour through the archive.


DO NOT SUBMIT! This market is temporarily closed.


Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Genres
Fantasy
Horror
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Flash
0 to 1000 words
Non-Paying

Short Story
1000 to 5000 words
Non-Paying


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

Market Response Data
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Accuracy:
There are 9 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
7 min | 12.12 mean avg | 11 median | 18 max days
Responded:
88.88%
Accepted:
22.22% - avg 7 days
Rejected:
66.66% - avg 13 days (16.66% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
11.11%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
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Withdrawn:
11.11%
Pending:
0 pending responses (0 min | 0 mean avg | 0 median | 0 max days waiting)
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