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Ghost Orchid Press

We believe that the novella is a fantastic length for horror fiction. We’re looking for fast-paced, thrilling stories that grab our attention and make us want to devour the whole book in one sitting. Clean writing, a strong plot and engaging characters are a must. We will consider any sub-genre as long as your book is aimed at adults and can be considered broadly horror. Speculative (eg. sci-fi and fantasy) elements are fine, but we are NOT looking for hard sci-fi or high fantasy.

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Market Genres
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
20000 to 40000 words
Unknown Advance + Royalties

40000 to 100000 words
Unknown Advance + Royalties

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Reprints/Originals?: Originals Only
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 60 days

Market Response Data
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There are 23 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 4 | Average: 33.00 | Median: 18 | Max: 128
4.34% - avg 52 days
91.30% - avg 32 days (38.09% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:

There are 0 pending responses.

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Listing added: 1 December 2020

Last officially checked: 8 July 2022

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