The Submission Grinder, milling your submissions into something useful

Note: this publication is for reprint submissions only, which were first published in the previous year.

We are looking for:

The best speculative stories published in 2020 under 17,500 words that implicitly or explicitly explores queerness and/or transness.

We refer to queerness that is inclusive of ace/aro stories, trans and nonbinary stories, and intersex stories.

Market Submission Schedule
  • Temporarily closing for submissions on Jan 1, 2022 (Begins 104 days from now)

Market Genres
Science Fiction

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

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
1 cent/word

7500 to 17500 words
1 cent/word

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: Yes
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
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 17 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 120 | Average: 171.36 | Median: 180 | Max: 226
64.70% - avg 171 days (0.00% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:

9 pending responses (5 min | 135 average | 113 median | 346 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: 23 September 2020

Last officially checked: 12 May 2021

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