CRAFT Literary
The Masters Review




Our focus is on the craft of writing and how those elements make a good story great. We are interested in strong fiction that shines because of its exploration of craft. We feature new and republished fiction; critical pieces on craft; craft exercises; interviews on craft with established writers; book reviews and summaries; and much more.


Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Genres
General
Literary

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

Short Story
1000 to 7000 words
2 cents/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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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.


Accuracy:
There are 53 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
16 min | 40.98 mean avg | 35 median | 88 max days
Responded:
96.22%
Accepted:
1.88% - avg 67 days
Rejected:
94.33% - avg 40 days (16.00% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
3.77%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
3.77%
Pending:
18 pending responses (8 min | 43 mean avg | 48 median | 85 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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