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Author:  benedictjjones [ Sat Nov 08, 2008 9:23 pm ]
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i thought i'd post this in here as the crimewave heads may have a few idea's on this (if it needs moving to another section i dont mind):

i have a 15k. crime story with a couple of quite minor supernatural elements can anyone think of a good market for this kind of thing?

Author:  Roy [ Tue Nov 11, 2008 12:38 am ]
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CW's guideline limit is 10k but I suspect 101 Ways to Leave Paris by Simon Avery in CW10 was around 15 k.
Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine are the world's longest-running short-story mystery magazines.. AHMM prefers
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that stories not be longer than 12,000 words, EQMM uses stories of almost every length. 2,500-8,000 words is the preferred range, but we occasionally use stories of up to 12,000 words and we feature one or two short novels (up to 20,000 words) each year, although these spaces are usually reserved for established writers.

It won't be easy.

Author:  benedictjjones [ Wed Nov 12, 2008 11:24 am ]
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cheers roy, i'll have a look at it but reckon you're right - ain't gonna be easy.

Author:  Andy [ Wed Nov 12, 2008 12:16 pm ]
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I'd send it to Crimewave if I were you, Ben.

Author:  benedictjjones [ Thu Nov 13, 2008 10:15 am ]
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i'm going to give it a polish and a cut and definitely will.
ta.

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