5 Factors to Consider Before You Submit Your Short Story

Short Story Contests

Hello Friends! Hope you are enjoying the lovely rainy season with a cup of coffee and with some of the new members in your bookshelves too. You might be reading short story books, novels, poetry books and much more, as per your interest area. Well, its a very good habit to read books! There might also be some of them, who love writing too, like the poetries, fiction, short story, novels and other kinds of literature pieces. So, today in this article, I will tell you about some rules to know before submitting your short story to the best publishers who come up with out-of-the-box theme short story writing contests 2017.

Have you just penned any short story and desire to get publish? Are you looking forward for getting your creative juices flowing by writing a page-turner short story which will thrill bibliophiles to bits?

If answers to the above question is a big yes, then just WAIT, WAIT, WAIT!

You have come to the right place! 🙂

There are top fiction publishers in India for new authors. Well, if you are looking forward to submit your short story for getting published, then there are some important things to keep in mind.

5 Important Factors to Know Before you Submit Short Story:

#1 Well, the most important to consider is that, you must read the complete submission guidelines word-by-word, before you start to pen a short story. You must opt for the best international book publishers in India and these provide amazing features to the authors.

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#2 You must not submit your story for any kind of magazine or journal, of which, you have not even read even 1 issue of the said magazine. First of all, you must opt for reading the magazine and this will help you to figure out if you can send the story or not.

#3 You must also include the cover letter with your story and in that, your story must be explained in short, say around 25 words count and also about the main characters of the story. This is nothing but a synopsis for the story and this needs to be quite short in word count.

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#4 When you submit the short story, you must also include your short bio and it needs to very captivating.

#5 For the story writing in the .doc file, you must not make use of any fancy kind of fonts.

Happy Writing! 🙂

Nikita Tak

Nikita Tak is currently working in the leading IT company of Jaipur. She hails from beautiful city, Ajmer in Rajasthan, India. She has worked for a project in UAE for SEO based content writing, an eCommerce project SEO content writing. A prolific blogger, #pizza_lover who loves eating pizza a lot, a fashionista, story teller and poet. She loves to write technical blogs, interior decor blogs, fashion blogs. She also loves to express her thoughts in the form of stories and poetries, motivating quotes. Her works have been featured in various books. In her free time she loves to research on medical science, numerology. She loves experimenting in cooking and loves listening music. Also know about her books.

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