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Playing the Short Game: Part I

Short Game

Thursday, February 3, 2022, 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM
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Event Contact(s):
Tonya D Price
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Based on the popular writer's guide, Playing the Short Game: How to Market & Sell Short Fiction, Part I of this three-part workshop will give you crucial advice on how to sell your short stories to professional markets and to begin a career as a short fiction writer. Topics covered include:

* The benefits of writing short fiction
* Avoiding traps for the beginner
* Understanding rights and licensing for short fiction
* Finding short fiction markets
* Selecting the right market for your story
* Submitting short fiction to a market
* What not to do when submitting
* What to do after submitting

Douglas Smith is a multi-award-winning author described by Library Journal as "one of Canada's most original writers of speculative fiction." His fiction has been published in twenty-six languages and includes the urban fantasy novel, The Wolf at the End of the World, the collections Chimerascope and Impossibilia, and the translated collection La Danse des Esprits. His writing guide, Playing the Short Game: How to Market & Sell Short Fiction, is a must-read for any short story writer. Doug is a three-time winner of Canada's Aurora Award, and has been a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award, CBC's Bookies Award, Canada's juried Sunburst Award, and France's juried Prix Masterton and Prix Bob Morane.

His website is and he tweets at
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