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Author Topic: Writing SF short stories  (Read 1658 times)

Spacemen3

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Writing SF short stories
« on: April 15, 2010, 03:55:11 AM »
I've been trying to write my own SF stuff for a while now but getting publisher even vaguely interested is a nightmare.

Anyone know of any decent competitions?

I've found this one http://www.wbqonline.com/feature.do?featureid=505 but want to try a few more.

Any ideas?
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Wardly

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Re: Writing SF short stories
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2010, 03:08:38 AM »
It's not a competition as such, but the news story over at http://sfcrowsnest.net/index.php?topic=371.0 is good news for anyone wanting to break into publishing via the route short fiction.

Maybe you could be one of the first?

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Re: Writing SF short stories
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2010, 08:44:40 AM »
I thought that was only for the Authors publishing novels already with them.

Could well be wrong, barely slept for two weeks...

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Re: Writing SF short stories
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2010, 12:57:23 PM »
My understanding is that it's new talent as well as existing - given it's 100% royalties only, they only have to pay if the 'shit sticks'.

Nice business model!

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Re: Writing SF short stories
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2010, 01:25:39 PM »
Hey, we do publish stories of all sorts at SFC and if there's something wrong then I give a detailed analysis.

Check out our guidelines.

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Re: Writing SF short stories
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2010, 01:25:39 PM »