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Little Blue Marble - Fiction (Go to Poetry)



Description
Note: The 2000-5000 word range is for reprints only--which is why that range is listed at the lower reprint payment rate
We publish speculative fiction up to 2000 words that examines humanity’s possible futures living with anthropogenic climate change. We prefer fiction with a hopeful outlook, but the occasional dystopia might fit too.




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Market Genres
Genres
General
Science Fiction

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

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words
11 cents/word

Short Story
2000 to 5000 words
1 cent/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Reprints/Originals?: Both
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 84 days

Market Response Data
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This statistical information is an aggregation of submission data provided by our members. The more data we have the more accurate our
numbers will be so please be sure to log all of your submissions here and not just your rejections or acceptances.


Count:
There are 43 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 1 | Average: 34.20 | Median: 26 | Max: 139
Responded:
93.02%
Accepted:
18.60% - avg 36 days
Rejected:
74.41% - avg 33 days (6.25% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
2.32%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
2.32%
Withdrawn:
4.65%

Pending:
There are 20 pending responses. (18 min | 78 average | 79 median | 188 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: 20 June 2017


Last officially checked: 16 January 2022


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