Bulletin: New Cirsova Kickstarter and More!

Cirsova Magazine is celebrating their 5th Anniversary with a Kickstarter for their Spring Issue. For the first time ever, there will be illustrations to accompany the stories in this and following editions of the magazine. Some are available for preview at the Cirsova website here, while others are offered for viewing at the kickstarter page here. This … Continue reading Bulletin: New Cirsova Kickstarter and More!

The Query Letter, Part 1: How to Write a Query for a Short Story

So you have written a short story – a story between 2,000 and 17,500 words. You have polished it, checked to make sure the characters are in their proper places, that the setting is right, and are otherwise certain this is the story you want to tell. Now you and your tale are ready and … Continue reading The Query Letter, Part 1: How to Write a Query for a Short Story

Bulletin: Cirsova’s Summer Issue Is LIVE!!!

Cirsova Magazine’s Summer Issue is LIVE, readers! You can now purchase either the e-book* or paperback* copies of this great issue through these Amazon Affiliate links. When you do, Amazon will pay this author a small fee at no extra cost to you. The same will be true if you buy something completely different through … Continue reading Bulletin: Cirsova’s Summer Issue Is LIVE!!!

The Proper Format to Use When Submitting Short Story Manuscripts

Following up on the post which appeared two weeks ago, today we will focus on the format which writers ought to use when submitting a manuscript to a publication. The specific type of manuscript under discussion here is that of the short story or novelette. But since there is little difference between that preferred format … Continue reading The Proper Format to Use When Submitting Short Story Manuscripts