Hex Gunslinger is an upcoming anthology of speculative, mysterious, and romantic weird western tall tales! Framed as an unearthed secret library years after the civil war, each story should hold the ethos of western expansion beginning in 1803 with the Louisiana Purchase, and ending around the 1850s not necessarily restricted to a North American audience. Do not take manifest destiny as a mantra to live by. Shape a world with all the magic and mystery of the frontier without letting the ugliness of conquest be consumed with fantastic whimsy. We want wide open plains where violence ruled, underground movements brewing with tension, and the Wild Wild West in all it’s beauty and madness. Bring us your stories marking the age of the gold rush, injustice, genocide, mass immigration, transcontinental railroads, vigilante justice, telegraphs, outlaws, gunslingers, slick talkers, setting suns, and the impending civil war that would rip a nation apart.


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Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Genres
Fantasy
Romance
Science Fiction
Western

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
1 cent/word

Novelette
7500 to 17500 words
1 cent/word

Novella
17500 to 40000 words
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 12 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
27 min | 56.54 mean avg | 63 median | 80 max days
Responded:
91.66%
Accepted:
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Rejected:
91.66% - avg 56 days (9.09% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
8.33%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
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Withdrawn:
8.33%
Pending:
1 pending responses (146 min | 146 mean avg | 146 median | 146 max days waiting)
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