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Mystery Magazine



Description
At the cutting edge of crime fiction, Mystery Magazine presents original short stories by the world’s best-known and emerging mystery writers. The stories we feature in our monthly issues span every imaginable subgenre, including cozy, police procedural, noir, whodunit, supernatural, hardboiled, humor, and historical mysteries. Evocative writing and a compelling story are the only certainty.


Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
Historical
Humor
Mystery/Crime

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
2 cents/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Estimated Response: 42 days

Market Response Data
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Accuracy:
There are 84 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 1 | Average: 21.34 | Median: 20 | Max: 141
Responded:
98.80%
Accepted:
14.28% - avg 15 days
Rejected:
84.52% - avg 22 days (15.49% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
1.19%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
1.19%

Pending:
6 pending responses (1 min | 78 average | 20 median | 386 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: 28 August 2015


Last officially checked: 31 October 2021


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