Survey of the 1st 100 submitters

Feedback on the feedback on the feedback. Thanks to all who participated. The survey’s been very useful. Some confirmations, some surprises. I generally try to dress up reader comments (my own and others’) a bit to make the more polite. There was near universal agreement that this is unnecessary, and a fair proportion of people upset that the comments weren’t as blunt as advertised. Most people find the comments helpful, but a few found them …

Submission statistics – the first month

Up to 31 October 2015 Genre (as listed by author): Fantasy – 38% SF – 38% Other/mixed – 24% Gender (based on first name given): Male – 67% 37% F, 43% SF, 20% Other Female – 28% 42% F, 28% SF, 31%  Other Undetermined – 12% Results: Rejected – 71% Rejected but encouraged to resubmit – 22% Rejected but allowed to submit a rewrite – 5% Accepted – 2.25% Comments We see more male submitters …

Welcome! We launch 1 January 2016

Welcome to Metaphorosis Magazine, a new speculative fiction magazine. We are now open for submissions! Send us something beautiful. We launch 1 January 2016. We’ll save you a seat. In the meantime, we’ve got a pre-launch story up to keep your appetite whetted, and you can already support us at Patreon. We look forward to seeing you again next year! If you’re a writer or artist, please check out our submission guidelines.