Apple in the Dark Journal 4

About

A journal of flash prose.

Voluntary Fees: This project accepts voluntary fees for "tip jar" submissions.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2020

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 2 x per year.

Fiction Open

Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words; Up to 3 pieces.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 1,500 words; Up to 3 pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Open

Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative NonfictionUp to 1,500 words; Up to 3 pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Apple in the Dark Journal Submission Statistics — Free Preview!

The statistics in this section are compiled from submission reports sent to us through our submission tracker. They are not provided by the publication's editors/staff or by Duotrope's admins. Information in this section is updated a few times per day.
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AccuracyWe have received 22 reports from 22 different members within the past 12 months, not including pending responses (see below). The more responses reported, the more accurate the information.
Days Reported0 min | 24.8 mean avg | 19.0 median | 103 max days (25.2 std dev)
Responses68.19 %
Acceptances13.64 % of submissions accepted (18.7 avg. days per acceptance) | 13.64 % of submitters accepted Rejections are often underreported, which skews the statistics in favor of acceptances. Most markets have a lower acceptance rate than indicated here.
Rejections54.55 % (32.3 avg. days per rejection) | 0.0 % personal, 83.3 % form, 16.7 % unspecified
Non-Responses31.82 %
Lost/Returned-
Never Responded-
Withdrawals31.82 % (14.7 avg. days per withdrawal)
Pending53 responses are pending (2 min | 35.1 mean avg | 17.0 median | 143 max days waiting | 37.9 std dev) from 44 different members This only includes pending reports of users who have been active on this site within the past 30 days

Other Information

The most common submission tip paid: USD $3.00. (92.4 % of reports specified whether they gave a tip; of those, 24.6 % gave tips.)
Most submissions are acknowledged on the same day.
Most recent response reported was received on 27 Dec 2020.
Responses have been received for submissions sent as recently as 28 Sep 2020.

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Dates

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2021
Last Checked: 05 Jan 2021 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 19 Jan 2021 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 20 Jul 2020

Before Submitting

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  • Always read the full guidelines provided by the publisher.
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