Short Stories Published!

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  1. wingchun100

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    I don't know why I got this so late, but I just received a copy of a magazine called Spontaneous Spirits. It is a small publication, but still...my name is out there in print for others to see. Not only did they publish a short story of mine (called "The Bite," for those who are curious), but I was even put on the cover!

    I'm not sure how many will even care about that, but I just wanted to share it. :)
     
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    Transk53 The Dark Often Prevails

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    Well, hope you were not in a mankini lol. Seriously though well done. I have the same aspirations myself to get published.
     
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    Congratulations on that accomplishment. It's always exciting when you get your first work published. Hopefully there will be many more to come
     
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    I keep forgetting to specify things on here. This wasn't my first published work, but it WAS my first time on the cover.
     
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    Thanks. And no, no mankini. Even on men where that might not look bad (by that I mean men who are NOT hairy beasts like the Borat guy), that triggers an automatic "throw up in my mouth" response.
     
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    You might want to try publishing with this place. It isn't the biggest magazine in the world, but it DOES mean other people are seeing your stuff. The guy publishes several titles: Conceit Magazine, Enchanted File Cabinet, Spontaneous Spirits, and a few others. Each one has a different focus. Spontaneous Spirits published more "adult" material. In my example, it was extreme violence and language.
     
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    His first published work began 'Dear Playboy...'' Thankfully he didn't make the cover.
     
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    Transk53 The Dark Often Prevails

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    Cool beans. The story that I put on fan fiction was a bit of experiment with grammar and such like, but became a bit hotch potch. Used a bit of arbitrary capitalization as well. Mind you probably struggled to know what day it was then. ST gone dark really. I want to develop one of the characters and change the setting. I'll make a note of the sites though.
     
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    They aren't sites, although you can email him. Just look up Conceit Magazine. You can submit by email, but the stories are published in print.
     
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    And if you do reach out to him, tell him Steve G sent you. :)
     
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    Will do :)
     

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