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Fiction reminiscent of The Twilight Zone, Black Mirror, Tales from the Crypt, and Tales from the Darkside. We want stories with complex characters and ideas spun in ways nobody?s ever conceived. Make our brains hurt. Make our hearts explode with love and terror. Make us fear.

Market Genres

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Short Story
1500 to 7000 words
3 cents/word

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

Market Response Data
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There are 101 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 43 | Average: 319.55 | Median: 317 | Max: 396
3.96% - avg 251 days
47.52% - avg 325 days (12.50% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:

There are 96 pending responses. (45 min | 219 average | 219 median | 451 max days waiting)
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Listing added: 13 March 2013

Last officially checked: 23 March 2022

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