GigaNotoSaurus: Earn $100 for Fantasy and Sci-Fi Short Stories
Dec12

GigaNotoSaurus: Earn $100 for Fantasy and Sci-Fi Short Stories

GigaNotoSaurus: Earn $100 for Fantasy and Sci-Fi Short Stories GigaNotoSaurus is an online publisher of fantasy and sci-fi short stories seeking submissions of ‘long’ short stories. The publisher’s goal is to help writers find homes for stories that would otherwise be too long to be published anywhere else. As a result, the publisher has now been publishing one story per month on their website since 2010. Since that...

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Uncommon Origins Anthology: Earn Royalties for Short Stories
Dec10

Uncommon Origins Anthology: Earn Royalties for Short Stories

Uncommon Origins Anthology: Earn Royalties for Short Stories Fighting Monkey Press is seeking submissions from writers who want to earn royalties for short stories. The editor wants to see short stories that relate to the beginning of something new and unique for their upcoming anthology “Uncommon Origins”. Stories should be under 10,000 words, although the editor may consider longer works.¬†Stories can be about something...

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Cicada Magazine: Earn up to $2,000 for YA Short Stories
Aug31

Cicada Magazine: Earn up to $2,000 for YA Short Stories

Cicada Magazine: Earn up to $2,000 for YA Short Stories   Cicada Magazine is open for submissions! They want to see YA short stories, comics, poems and nonfiction essays aimed at a young adult audience. The editors want to see fiction up to a maximum of 9,000 words with a focus on realism, SF/fantasy or historical fiction. Articles of narrative nonfiction and essays on literature/culture/arts, especially if written from a teen...

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Increasing Book Sales through Various Amazon Platforms
Jul13

Increasing Book Sales through Various Amazon Platforms

¬† Increasing Book Sales through Various Amazon Platforms Increasing book sales usually sparks a discussion about book promotion and marketing methods. However, there are some different platforms you could try that could potentially increase sales and boost your income at the same time. Here are some Amazon publishing platforms that could broaden your book’s audience.   Kindle Singles Kindle Singles are ideal for...

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Word Counts for Fiction: How Long Should Your Story Be?
Jul13

Word Counts for Fiction: How Long Should Your Story Be?

  A common question asked by many writers is: “How long should my story be?” The simplest answer is: As long as it takes to tell the whole story. However, there are certain word counts that editors prefer to see when submitting work. Here is an approximate word count guideline for story lengths: Micro-Fiction – up to 100 words This very abbreviated story is often difficult to write, and even harder to write...

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