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Slush Roundup

Jennifer's Apex Slush Pile Scorecard for 2009
(The other submission editors have their own scorecards.)

  • 303 total submissions

  • 303 total submissions read.
  • 301 total rejections.
  • 00 total submissions currently kept for round-robin editorial evaluation.
  • 02 published in Apex Digest

  • 00 submissions to go.

    Stories rejected because:
    1. Not enough Horror.
    2. Not enough Science Fiction
    3. Fantasy story
    4. Boring, stale, incoherent


    TEoP Slush Pile Scorecard for 2010
  • 49 total submissions

  • 49 total submissions read.
  • 41 total rejections.
  • 03 total submissions kept for rereads ('maybe' reactions).
  • 05 total "Yes!" responses.

  • 00 submissions to go.

    Stories rejected because:
    1. Not set in a modern era.
    2. Not set in a hidden world within mundane society.
    3. Not on theme.
    4. Not interesting.
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    ( 2 comments — Leave a comment )
    xjenavivex
    Dec. 1st, 2009 05:23 am (UTC)
    This is always helpful and encouraging to read.
    jongibbs
    Dec. 1st, 2009 02:17 pm (UTC)
    Interesting stats - and a little depressing too :)
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