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Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine
Dell Magazines




Description
Because this is a mystery magazine, the stories we buy must fall into that genre in some sense or another. We are interested in nearly every kind of mystery: stories of detection of the classic kind, police procedurals, private eye tales, suspense, courtroom dramas, stories of espionage, and so on. We ask only that the story be about a crime (or the threat or fear of one). We sometimes accept ghost stories or supernatural tales, but those also should involve a crime.


Market Genres
Genres
Mystery/Crime
Suspense/Thriller

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

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
5 cents/word

Novelette
7500 to 12000 words
5 cents/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: Yes
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Reprints/Originals?: Originals Only
Translations: Original Language Only

Market Response Data
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numbers will be so please be sure to log all of your submissions here and not just your rejections or acceptances.


Count:
There are 28 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 17 | Average: 373.17 | Median: 398 | Max: 442
Responded:
82.14%
Accepted:
-
Rejected:
82.14% - avg 373 days (17.39% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
3.57%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
3.57%
Withdrawn:
14.28%

Pending:
There are 44 pending responses. (6 min | 207 average | 185 median | 428 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 January 2013


Last officially checked: 25 April 2022


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