Short Story Submissions: 10 Easy Steps to Go From Writing to Published

Short Story Submissions: 10 Easy Steps to Go From Writing to Published

How do you submit a short story for publication? It’s a lot to think about and I’ve seen more than one writer throw in the towel and say they’re happy to just be writing. To make it easier, there are ten steps you can take to tackle short story submissions. 

It may seem overwhelming, but once you know what you’re doing, getting short stories published isn’t as scary as it seems.

In this article, you’ll learn the ten steps needed to submit a short story for submission and hopefully get it published. 

The Ultimate Guide to Beta Readers: Definition, Why They Matter, and How to Find Them

The Ultimate Guide to Beta Readers: Definition, Why They Matter, and How to Find Them

If you’ve looked into the process of publishing a book, you might have heard the term “beta readers.” But what are beta readers? Do you really need them? And when do they come into the writing process?

A couple hints: yes, if you’re going to publish a book, you need beta readers. And no, they’re not a replacement for hiring a professional editor.

Even if beta readers aren’t technically a part of the editing process, since they’re not editors, they are essential to impacting positive revisions.

Beta readers can—and will—do wonders for your book. If you know where to find good ones, and how they can positively contribute to your stories.

This is how I found knockout beta readers. Ones that made a big difference in making my story it’s best draft.