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Guilty Crime Story Magazine 16

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About

The ideal is that of the golden age of crime fiction magazines, the 1950s, updated for the modern age. That means stories about criminals, committing crimes, their lives, their loves, their motivations. T There were many problematic attitudes and issues of the '50s, but the essence of crime storytelling that was perfected during that period hasn't changed: desperate people taking desperate actions to try and solve otherwise unsolvable problems. That's the essence of noir: we all have some sort of doom hanging over our heads, often of our own creation. In other words, we're all guilty , it's just a matter of degree.

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Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2021

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationUnknown publication frequency.

Fiction Open

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
GenreSubgenres
Mystery/Crime Mystery/CrimeOpen to all/most Subgenres, excluding Cozy, Police Procedural.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash Fiction500 - 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 6,000 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Pays occasionally, up to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No NoText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Open

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Literature/Books (General, See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Article ArticleUp to 1,500 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Pay ranges from Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No NoText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Visual Art Open

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Art Media:
Open to all/most Art Media, including: Photography.
Art Styles:
Open to all/most Art Styles.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Artwork Artwork
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro payment (US$10-49 per piece) Semi-pro payment (US$10-49 per piece).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No NoImage format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 25 Jul 2021
Last Checked: 22 Aug 2021 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 01 Jun 2021 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 02 May 2021

Before Submitting

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