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Apple in the Dark Journal 23

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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

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 2 x per year.

Fiction Open

Dates:
Open to fiction submissions through 15 June 2024 11:59 PM CDT (in 103 days). 0
Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
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

Dates:
Open to nonfiction submissions through 15 June 2024 11:59 PM CDT (in 103 days). 0
Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
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!

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AccuracyWe have received 144 reports from 132 different members within the past 12 months, not including pending responses (see below). The more responses reported, the more accurate the information.
Days Reported3 min | 99.3 mean avg | 86.5 median | 765 max days (86.2 std dev)
Responses90.97 %
Acceptances6.25 % of submissions accepted (90.9 avg. days per acceptance) | 6.82 % of submitters accepted Rejections are often underreported, which skews the statistics in favor of acceptances. Most publishers have a lower acceptance rate than indicated here.
Rejections84.72 % (106.4 avg. days per rejection) | 8.2 % personal, 91.0 % form, 0.8 % unspecified
Non-Responses9.03 %
Lost/Returned-
Never Responded-
Withdrawals9.03 % (38.5 avg. days per withdrawal)
Pending30 responses are pending (1 min | 14.7 mean avg | 15.0 median | 27 max days waiting | 8.2 std dev) from 28 different members This only includes pending reports from users who have been active on Duotrope within the past 30 days

Other Information

The most common submission tip paid: USD $3.00. (30.6 % reported giving a tip.)
Most submissions are acknowledged on the same day.
Most recent response reported was received on 18 Feb 2024.
Responses have been received for submissions sent as recently as 06 Feb 2024.

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Apple in the Dark Flash Fiction Contest Charges fees for all submissions

Dates

Last Updated: 05 Feb 2024
Last Audited: 18 Jan 2024 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 20 Jul 2020

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