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Medusa Tales



Description
At Medusa Tales, we seek speculative stories (fantasy, sci-fi, and horror) of human transformation and immobilization. As our name suggests, this includes fantasy stories about Medusa turning victims to stone. Or a sci-fi tale about a laser weapon that converts its targets into mannequins. From stasis pods gone wrong to steampunk carbon freezing, the only limit is your imagination, so unleash it!


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
Fantasy
Horror
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Originals
Flash
100 to 1000 words
1 cent/word

Short Story
1000 to 5000 words
1 cent/word


Reprints
Flash
0 to 1000 words
1 cent/word

Short Story
1000 to 1500 words
1 cent/word

Short Story
1500 to 5000 words
Less than 1 cent/word


Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Unknown Policy
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 7 days

Market-Provided Data

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Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 9 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 289 | Average: 289.00 | Median: 289 | Max: 289
Responded:
11.11%
Accepted:
-
Rejected:
11.11% - avg 289 days (0.00% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
33.33%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
33.33%
Withdrawn:
55.55%

Pending:
There are 1 pending responses. (660 min | 660 average | 660 median | 660 max days waiting)
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Listing added: 29 March 2022


Last officially checked: 4 October 2023


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