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Volney Road - Fiction (Go to Poetry)

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Our goal is to give a platform to the unpublished gems hidden within the repertoires of established and emerging authors. Send us the work that you think will change the world.

Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Oct 1, 2019 thru Jan 31, 2020 (Ends 109 days from now)
  • Submission Window - May 1, 2020 thru Jul 31, 2020 (Begins 199 days from now)

Market Genres, Styles & Subjects

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words
1 cent/word

Short Story
1000 to 3500 words
Less than 1 cent/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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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.

There are 6 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
19 min | 41.75 mean avg | 40 median | 67 max days
66.66% - avg 41 days (0.00% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:
2 pending responses (163 min | 225 mean avg | 225 median | 287 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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