Do you consider yourself a professional writer? If writing is your real career (regardless of your day job), this is a good time to consider your path. One of the best ways to get your author name out there is by having your work published in magazines and anthologies.
A new year has begun, and open calls for spring and summer contests and anthologies will start appearing in various forums that I frequent. Finding places to submit your work can be challenging, but here are links to two groups on Facebook where publishers post open calls for short stories.
Open Submission Calls for Short Story Writers (All genres, including poetry)
Open Call: Science Fiction, Fantasy & Pulp Market (speculative fiction only)
- You must apply to be accepted into these groups and answer specific questions to prove you are legitimately seeking places to submit your work.
- Once approved, the rules of…
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