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CRAFT Literary



Description
Note: after rejection, wait three months to submit again.

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.


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Market Genres
Genres
General
Literary

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

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words
10 cents/word

Short Story
2000 to 3000 words
6 cents/word

Short Story
3000 to 4000 words
5 cents/word

Short Story
4000 to 5000 words
4 cents/word

Short Story
5000 to 6000 words
3 cents/word


Reprints
Flash
0 to 1000 words
Non-Paying

Short Story
1000 to 6000 words
Non-Paying


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 168 days

Market-Provided Data

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Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 254 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 6 | Average: 39.49 | Median: 30 | Max: 496
Responded:
97.63%
Accepted:
0.39% - avg 138 days
Rejected:
97.24% - avg 39 days (11.74% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
0.39%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
0.39%
Withdrawn:
1.96%

Pending:
There are 7 pending responses. (1 min | 30 average | 9 median | 140 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: 12 January 2018


Last officially checked: 24 January 2023


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