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Sunday, May 17 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
How to Stand Out in the Short Story Submission Pile - Advice For How to Get Your Stories Noticed by Professional Markets

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Professional short story markets receive dozens to hundreds of stories every week. Even if your story is professional-grade, there are still a lot more submissions than open slots. What are submissions readers and editors looking for, and what kinds things will grab their attention?

Moderators
avatar for Benjamin C. Kinney

Benjamin C. Kinney

Attendee, Escape Pod
Benjamin C. Kinney is a neuroscientist, SFF writer, and assistant editor (submissions editor) of the science fiction magazine Escape Pod. His short stories have appeared in many excellent magazines including Strange Horizons, Analog, and Beneath Ceaseless Skies. You can read more... Read More →

Speakers
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David Steffen

editor/publisher, Diabolical Plots, LLC
I am the editor/publisher of Diabolical Plots, an online speculative fiction zine. I am the editor/publisher of The Long List Anthology: More Stories From the Hugo Award Nomination List series.I am the co-founder and administrator of The Submission Grinder, a donation-supported tool... Read More →
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Mur Lafferty

Writer
Mur Lafferty is a Hugo-award winning podcaster, a Hugo and Nebula award nominated writer, and co-editor of the first science fiction podcast, Escape Pod. She streams gaming and live podcasts on Twitch.
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Neil Clarke

Editor, Clarkesworld Magazine
Neil Clarke (neil-clarke.com) is the editor of the Hugo and World Fantasy Award-winning Clarkesworld Magazine and several anthologies, including the Best Science Fiction of the Year series. He has been a finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Editor (Short Form) eight times, won the... Read More →


Sunday May 17, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
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