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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
Originals
Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
2 cents/word



Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Unknown Policy
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 42 days

Market-Provided Data

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Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 75 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 7 | Average: 49.16 | Median: 50 | Max: 164
Responded:
96.00%
Accepted:
6.66% - avg 36 days
Rejected:
89.33% - avg 50 days (25.37% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
4.00%

Pending:
There are 19 pending responses. (4 min | 40 average | 39 median | 117 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: 3 May 2023


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