“I love writing short stories,” said Laura K Marshall, author of the Amazing but True series. “It’s an art and a challenge to convey a story in such a brief format. With a novel you can use upward to 75,000 words to create your world and tell a story but with short stories your max is usually 10,000 words. The thrill of selling and seeing your stories in print is exhilarating. It can be addicting in a good way. I wrote this book because there weren’t any books that got down to the nuts and bolts of submitting. That’s what I tried to do with Show Me Your Shorts. I took all my learning and laid it out for other writers to learn how to do it too.”
Writing and submitting short stories is exciting and rewarding. Learn how to get into the short story market and start making money doing what you love. I’ll take you step by step from concept to sale. The process may seem daunting but I’ll be with you through it all to make it fun and rewarding. Here are the components we’ll be covering: Writing and Edits, Researching Your Market, Formatting Your Manuscript, Cover Letters, Putting It All Together, Tracking Submissions, Goal Setting, Writing and Submission Schedule, Handling Rejection, You’ve Sold a Manuscript, and Terms to Know.
Laura is the author of the Amazing but True series, as well as multiple short stories and books on writing. Originally from Southern California, Laura has lived most of her life on the West Coast. Her love for imagination and make believe has fueled her passion for writing. Laura currently lives in Milwaukie, OR with her husband, two boys, two cats and a dog. You can purchase Show Me Your Shorts at www.amazon.com/
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