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Fiction Open

Rolling Submissions:
Next cutoff date is 31 December 2024* (approx. 302 days from now). 1
Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
GenreSubgenres
Mystery/Crime Mystery/CrimeOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Crime.
Suspense/Thriller Suspense/ThrillerOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Crime.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Short Story Short StoryNo specific word count limits known (our definition: 1000 to 7500 words).
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Dates

Last Updated: 02 Oct 2023
Last Audited: 02 Oct 2023 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 11 Sep 2013

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