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Description
PseudoPod is a genre magazine in audio form. We’re looking for horror: dark, weird fiction. We run the spectrum from grim realism or crime drama, to magic-realism, to blatantly supernatural dark fantasy. We publish highly literary stories reminiscent of Poe or Lovecraft as well as vulgar shock-value pulp fiction. We don’t split hairs about genre definitions, and we do not observe any taboos about what kind of content can appear in our stories. Originality demands that you’re better off avoiding vampires, zombies, and other recognizable horror tropes unless you have put a very unique spin on them. What matters most is that the stories are dark and compelling.


Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission For Reprints that originally appeared in 2022 Anthologies and Collections - Mar 1, 2022 thru Jul 31, 2022 (Ends 66 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Aug 12, 2022 thru Aug 21, 2022 (Begins 77 days from now)

Market Genres
Genres
Horror
Humor
Literary

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

Short Story
1000 to 6000 words
8 cents/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Reprints/Originals?: Both
Estimated Response: 60 days

Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 248 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 1 | Average: 29.88 | Median: 17 | Max: 439
Responded:
98.79%
Accepted:
5.24% - avg 136 days
Rejected:
92.33% - avg 23 days (33.62% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
1.20%
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
1.20%

Pending:
There are 14 pending responses. (4 min | 61 average | 43 median | 255 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: 14 December 2012


Last officially checked: 6 January 2022


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