Writer’s Corner: Markets for Short Stories

By Ned Roderiguez (transcribed by Rebecca Lang)

(from the November 2014 meeting)

Websites

Duotrope

(https://duotrope.com/)

  • It used to be free, but now there is a $5 a month/$50 a year subscription fee
  • Shows rate of rejection, whether editors give feedback, what editors look for
  • It will organize your submissions and use it to gather data
  • Thinks it’s worth the money

Ralan

(http://www.ralan.com/)

  • Fantasy/ Scifi short stories and flash fiction
  • Free

Absolute Write

(http://absolutewrite.com/)

  • agents and publishers

Every Writer’s Resource

(http://www.everywritersresource.com/)

  • Basically for short stories

The Grinder

(http://thegrinder.diabolicalplots.com/)

  • Doesn’t care for it

Publishing… and Other Forms of Insanity

(http://publishedtodeath.blogspot.com/)

Magazines

Poets and Writer

(http://www.pw.org/)

  • Not fond of content, but the back of the magazine has a great list of resources

New Pages

(http://www.newpages.com/)

  • Uses frequently
  • Publishers, agents, etc.

Short Story Writer

(https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/short-story-writer-magazine/id721334739?mt=8)

  • Currently only available on ipad
  • Free
  • The recent issue had an article on short story markets

Articles

“Storyville: Where to Send Your Stories”

(http://litreactor.com/columns/storyville-where-to-send-your-stories)

“Alternatives to Duotrope”

(http://juliahoneswritinglife.blogspot.com/2013/01/alternatives-to-duotrope.html)

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