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Shadows on the Water
Flame Tree Publishing




Description
A wonderful new book with short stories from open submissions and a curated selection of ancient myths and folk tales from Polynesia, Scotland, the Ancient Greeks and tales from the high sea. The mysteries of the rivers, the secrets of the lochs, the whispers across the vast stretches of the ocean, there are so many stories from the beginnings of civilisation, through myth and folklore, to the dark fantasies, and supernatural tales of the modern storyteller. The treasures under the sea, the siren call of the mermaid, the liberating spirits of the fountains and waterfalls, all feature here alongside iconic stories of creation, ancestor worship and the seductive shadows across the waters of life.


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Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Originals
Short Story
2000 to 4000 words
8 cents/word


Reprints
Short Story
2000 to 4000 words
6 cents/word


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

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Count:
There are 116 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 54 | Average: 81.68 | Median: 81 | Max: 102
Responded:
96.55%
Accepted:
8.62% - avg 68 days
Rejected:
87.93% - avg 82 days (8.82% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
0.86%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
0.86%
Withdrawn:
2.58%

Pending:
There are 0 pending responses.


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Listing added: 7 June 2023


Last officially checked: 7 June 2023


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