Rewrite statistics – the first 8 months

Rewrites – up to 2 June 2016 To go along with a Patreon post on how to rewrite a story ($, patrons only), I thought I’d publish some statistics on rewrites. As of today, we’ve offered 73 submitters the opportunity to rewrite and resubmit their stories. Of those, 29 took us up on the opportunity, and a further 13 showed interest, but didn’t submit a revision. Of the 29 that submitted revisions, we bought 20 …

Submission statistics – the first 6 months

Up to 31 March 2016 Genre (as listed by author): Fantasy – 41% SF – 36% Other/mixed – 23% These rates have stayed fairly steady. Word count Stories average about 3,500 words, regardless of genre. Our responses Rejected – 70% Rejected but encouraged to submit other work – 22% Rejected but encouraged to submit a rewrite – 5% Accepted – 2% Feedback we gave Prose score Red line – where we knew it wasn’t for …

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 …