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At DreamForge Magazine, we welcome readers with a passion for positive fantasy and science fiction. Here you will find stories where characters endure, overcome, and embrace that spirit of wonder and discovery through which sentient beings invest the universe with meaning and purpose.

Our outlook is sanguine, faithful to those dreamers and makers who came before us to brave ages far darker than our own, supportive of present idealists who remain indomitable in the face our time’s apocalyptic fears, and hopeful that the principles of compassion, justice, and truth shall endure until the end of time.

We set about to instruct no one, but to entertain, yet in entertaining to call upon indispensable and enduring values, the thread of which is firmly woven into the history of our species, a thread that connects us with the past, holds unbreakable in the darkest present, and joins us to an unlimited future.

DO NOT SUBMIT! This market is temporarily closed.

Market Submission Schedule
  • Closed For Submissions - May 25, 2019 thru Jul 31, 2019 (Ends 9 days from now)

Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
600 to 1000 words
6 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
6 cents/word

7500 to 12000 words
6 cents/word

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

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 262 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
0 min | 38.01 mean avg | 36 median | 97 max days
6.10% - avg 53 days
90.83% - avg 36 days (81.09% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:
12 pending responses (59 min | 75 mean avg | 74 median | 103 max days waiting)
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