We are looking for horror stories … but tales that can be described as “weird”, “strange”, “amazing” and “peculiar”: stories that would have found a home in Weird Tales, Unknown Worlds, Fantastic and Fantasy Tales among other illustrious publications.

Your story can be set in almost any era, any place but glimpse at and pervert the usual perceptions of reality – and unreality. We do not want stories that deal with common horror tropes without stretching boundaries. Avoid zombies unless they are tackled in an unexpected and strange fashion. No urban romance – you know, heroine falling for a vampire and so forth. Nor do we want to see religious tracts, porn, and we really, really do not want gross-out horror tales.


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Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Genres
Fantasy
Horror
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
3000 to 6000 words
Less than 1 cent/word


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

Market Response Data
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Accuracy:
There are 13 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
13 min | 46.63 mean avg | 40 median | 111 max days
Responded:
84.61%
Accepted:
-
Rejected:
84.61% - avg 46 days (0.00% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
15.38%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
15.38%
Pending:
0 pending responses (0 min | 0 mean avg | 0 median | 0 max days waiting)
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