Short fiction submission - Mothering Forums
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 07-01-2006, 04:51 AM - Thread Starter
 
quaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 1,070
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
So, my biggest problem with writing is I don't do it. Ok, I'm sure there are other problems, but hey, if ya don't write, ya aren't even going to get past the other problems.

I know some places look for submissions, or have contests, whatever. I'm hoping if I have a 'reason' to write, that will give me at least the impetus to get started on something, even if I don't bother sending it. If I do send it, it's not like people are going to care if my writing bites.

Any ideas?

thx
Tammy
quaz is offline  
#2 of 3 Old 07-01-2006, 10:58 PM
 
BelovedK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: wandering around.... with an aim.
Posts: 16,877
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Tammy, I've seen many contests listed in 'Writers Digest' magazine. There was one a while back that I could shoot myself for missing the deadline. It was a call for 'Short-shorts' I can't remember the desired word count, but it was definately possible, though it IS hard to write a really compelling story that is also very short.

I'd love to hear from others

Kelly~~

                                Whatever will be, already is...
 
BelovedK is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 07-04-2006, 10:51 PM
 
phoebemommy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Anchorage, AK
Posts: 1,081
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hiya,
There's a place called pindeldyboz.com that puts about 5 stories on their website every week. I got one "published" there a couple years ago. I'm not wild about everything they take, but some of it's good. The good thing is they take a lot of stories and read them quick so you're not waiting for months, and the odds are better than many places.
phoebemommy is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off