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Tis the season once again for short story contests

The weather outside is frigid, minus 13 F this morning on my back porch.  But the holidays are approaching, and that means ’tis the season for writing contests. Some of my favorite short story contests open for entry during or … Continue reading

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Tis the season for short story contests

Tis the season for talking snowmen, animated nativity scenes, tubas in the park, and pointy-eared tomtar. (me at Tuba Christmas Denver last year) And spec fiction (science fiction, fantasy and horror) short story contests.  Tis the season to enter.  So … Continue reading

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You’ll never nap under an oak tree again

I just listened to a podcast of a fantastic horror short story from a fellow Colorado author, Jason Rush.  It’s titled “Great Oak” and available (free) on Pseudopod. http://pseudopod.org/2015/10/16/pseudopod-460-great-oak/ I’m not normally a horror fan, but this is really good. … Continue reading

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Paying Short Story Markets, updated May 2014

I’ve updated my list of paying spec fiction short story markets.  I now show ~100 listings. Updates as of May 18, 2014: The following markets have been added: Semipro: Freeze Frame Fiction The following markets are temporarily closed: Dark Discoveries Ares Magazine … Continue reading

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