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Apex Monthly Flash Fiction Contest
Apex Magazine




Description
Note: the theme changes every month. Check the guidelines for the theme.
Note: stories rejected from the contest cannot be submitted to Apex Magazine.

We continue to keep our focus on literary genre fiction: horror, science fiction, and fantasy.


Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Jun 7, 2024 thru Jun 30, 2024 (Ends 16 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Jul 7, 2024 thru Jul 31, 2024 (Begins 22 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Aug 7, 2024 thru Aug 31, 2024 (Begins 53 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Sep 7, 2024 thru Sep 30, 2024 (Begins 84 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Oct 7, 2024 thru Oct 31, 2024 (Begins 114 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Nov 7, 2024 thru Nov 30, 2024 (Begins 145 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Dec 7, 2024 thru Dec 31, 2024 (Begins 175 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Jan 7, 2025 thru Jan 31, 2025 (Begins 206 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Feb 7, 2025 thru Feb 28, 2025 (Begins 237 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Mar 7, 2025 thru Mar 31, 2025 (Begins 265 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Apr 7, 2025 thru Apr 30, 2025 (Begins 296 days from now)
  • Submission Window - May 7, 2025 thru May 31, 2025 (Begins 326 days from now)

Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
Horror
Literary
Science Fiction

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



Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Unknown Policy
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Translations: Original Language and Translations

Market-Provided Data

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Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 536 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 0 | Average: 14.41 | Median: 12 | Max: 81
Responded:
99.81%
Accepted:
1.67% - avg 24 days
Rejected:
98.13% - avg 14 days (25.85% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
0.18%

Pending:
There are 8 pending responses. (2 min | 6 average | 6 median | 14 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: 7 October 2022


Last officially checked: 28 June 2023


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