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Tales & Feathers

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Tales and Feathers is a home for cozy slice-of-life fantasy short stories.

Our ideal submissions look like this:

Quiet character-driven storytelling
Gentle moments
Rich fantastical worldbuilding
Everyday moments
Stories that take place before or between or after the epic conflicts
Stories that offer warmth, comfort, and possibility

This market is temporarily closed.

Market Genres

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words
8 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 2500 words
8 cents/word

Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Not Allowed
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Translations: Original Language and Translations
Estimated Response: 56 days

Market-Provided Data

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Market Response Data
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There are 64 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 126 | Average: 164.77 | Median: 159 | Max: 224
6.25% - avg 208 days
90.62% - avg 161 days (8.62% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:

There are 0 pending responses.

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Listing added: 3 February 2022

Last officially checked: 25 July 2023

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