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Die Laughing: An Anthology of Humorous Mysteries
Mystery Magazine




Description
We're looking for original 1k-8k word stories with off-beat characters, bungling detectives, or funny premises. Be creative, but make it about a mystery/crime, and make us laugh!


This listing is permanently closed for submissions. This may mean one of several things:
  • It was always planned to be a limited-time project, such as a one-time anthology, and the limited-time submission window has ended.
  • The publisher has stated that they are permanently closed, or on hiatus with wording that makes it sound permanent.
  • The publication website is down in a way that appears to be permanent, and we haven't been able to find a new website for them.
  • The publication website is not down, but it appears to have been inactive for more than a year.


Market Genres
Genres
Humor
Mystery/Crime

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
2 cents/word

Novelette
7500 to 8000 words
2 cents/word


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

Market Response Data
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Accuracy:
There are 20 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 1 | Average: 12.00 | Median: 10 | Max: 38
Responded:
100.00%
Accepted:
10.00% - avg 23 days
Rejected:
90.00% - avg 10 days (16.66% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
-

Pending:
0 pending responses (0 min | 0 average | 0 median | 0 max days waiting)
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Listing added: 21 March 2021


Last officially checked: 22 March 2021


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