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The Dread Machine - Fiction (Go to Poetry)



Description
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Note: the lower 5000-7500 word pay rate is based on the reprint rate because they do not accept originals in that range.

The Dread Machine publishes futuristic dark fiction, speculative fiction, cyberpunk, slipstream, and science fiction.


Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
General
Horror
Science Fiction

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

Short Story
1000 to 5000 words
3 cents/word

Short Story
5000 to 7500 words
1 cent/word


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

Market Response Data
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Accuracy:
There are 393 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 0 | Average: 22.66 | Median: 19 | Max: 182
Responded:
96.69%
Accepted:
8.39% - avg 42 days
Rejected:
88.04% - avg 20 days (5.20% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
0.25%
Dead Letters:
0.25%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
0.25%
Withdrawn:
3.05%

Pending:
14 pending responses (1 min | 11 average | 4 median | 51 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: 15 August 2020


Last officially checked: 18 April 2021


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