So you want to publish a short story? You want to read the journals and magazines that publish short fiction to see where your work would fit. You want to find people that like writing like yours.
Read Whole Story
I'm often struck by the opening sentence of a novel or short story. It can draw me in and set expectations for what's to come. This isn't always true, of course, but a story's first line is the author's opening salvo.
Here are some things I wish I saw more frequently: humor, genre-bending, humor, risk-taking, a more direct addressing of real world matters, humor.
May is National Short Story Month, so we’re celebrating the tail end of it by honoring some short stories of the past year that are deserving of you...
Narrative Magazine: A title like "Magic Words" promises a lot, and this story delivers when a middle-aged wife and mother on her way to a tryst is way...
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