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Lucent Dreaming - Fiction (Go to Poetry)

Note: if your work has been accepted here, wait two issues after your work is published to submit again.

We enjoy fiction that is readable and surreal, especially writing that embraces and explores inner-lives, identity and society (our own or otherwise). We like fiction with characters we can root for and care about, and longer fiction where we see character development.

This market is temporarily closed.

This market charges fees to submit.

Market Genres
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
1500 to 2000 words
6 cents/word

Short Story
2000 to 3000 words
4 cents/word

Short Story
3000 to 3999 words
3 cents/word

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

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 16 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 55 | Average: 104.71 | Median: 109 | Max: 142
87.50% - avg 104 days (21.42% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:

There are 3 pending responses. (49 min | 75 average | 69 median | 107 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: 6 November 2017

Last officially checked: 1 June 2022

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