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How to find an agent, publisher, short story site

How to find an agent, publisher, short story site

One of the questions I’m commonly asked is how I found an agent, a publisher, or a venue for a short story. Today’s post is meant to share some of the resources I’ve found to be useful, all of them free. Short story sites For short stories, I use the Submission Grinder. You set the search terms for genre, length, and several other factors, including the minimum payment you’re willing to accept. For some reason, if you just want to be…

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Ghost Cakes: A Short Story

Ghost Cakes: A Short Story

The blog will be on hiatus until January because between now and then, I’m traveling with only sporadic internet access. As a going away present, I leave you with a Halloween/Day of the Dead short story about Cade, the central character in Finders Keepers. Ghost Cakes By Dorothy A. WinsorWhat form does courage take? What is the shape of love?–Myst, the shapeshifter god The carved horse teetered on its three legs and clattered over onto the table. I prodded its belly….

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