logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Alice H, funfit, Holly - Crochet Editor, Chala Kokaan, nehas11
58147 Registered Users
Forum Stats
58,147 Registered Members
417 Forums
117,806 Topics
837,773 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 261
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 217
Mona - Astronomy 105
"Rosie" 82
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 78
Angie 55
Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor 18
mary-tea1 11
Lynne - ChristianLiving 10
Angela - Drama Movies 10
Ad Income Supports Charity
Page 3 of 3 < 1 2 3
Topic Options
#360055 - 12/15/07 08:39 PM Re: Anyone here had a SS pub'd? [Re: BellaShorts]
Melissa Editor Offline
Shark

Registered: 11/12/07
Posts: 227
My short story was actually an experimental piece that I wrote. I usually write SF but instead was inspired to write five slice-of-life vignettes about women thoughout history and the themes that they shared in common. It starts in primal South America, goes through Medieval Europe, the Englightenment, the American Frontier and then Modern day. I was working on integrating symbolism and thematic elements and it realy just was an experiment, but I have gotten a lot of positive feedback about it and several people have told me I should expand it to include more vignettes.

Nice to see your writing group thread. I should post there next.

_________________________
Melissa
Teens
Fiction Writing

Top
#360212 - 12/16/07 02:05 PM Re: Anyone here had a SS pub'd? [Re: Melissa Editor]
BellaShorts Offline
Chipmunk

Registered: 10/26/07
Posts: 1519
Loc: England
Yes do, Im sure we'd all love to see you there.

Your post reminds me of Emmeline (with her slavery missives!) and an Anne Enright one about a Victorian scientist - fascinating to try to get inside a personality and write with their voice/circumstances. An author has just tried this with Byrons lady love, strong stuff though! Interesting idea seeing as this author is male! Your stories sound intriguing.
_________________________




Top
#360732 - 12/19/07 07:48 AM Re: Anyone here had a SS pub'd? [Re: BellaShorts]
Shaun Offline
Amoeba

Registered: 09/09/05
Posts: 99
I have just sold a short story to Cemetery Dance, which is probably the biggest professional horror magazine available, so I'm very pleased. I now do believe in Santa:)


Edited by Shaun (12/19/07 01:45 PM)

Top
#361193 - 12/21/07 12:27 PM Re: Anyone here had a SS pub'd? [Re: Shaun]
BellaShorts Offline
Chipmunk

Registered: 10/26/07
Posts: 1519
Loc: England
Congratulations Shaun ! Did you ever try self-publishing? We were having a bit of debate on the Writing Group thread about whether it damages our chances? I have even emailed a publisher to ask!
_________________________




Top
#361208 - 12/21/07 01:40 PM Re: Anyone here had a SS pub'd? [Re: BellaShorts]
Shaun Offline
Amoeba

Registered: 09/09/05
Posts: 99
Thanks.

No, I've never self-published. My thoughts are that if it's good enough, someone will want to publish it. I don't know what you mean by damage your chances, but I don't feel it's something that can be put on your CV that would make anyone perk up and take more of an interest in whoever did it. But then horses for courses, as the saying goes, and lots of people walk that path, some with a measure of success. But I prefer to be paid for my work, rather than pay someone else. As another saying goes, money should flow to the writer, not away.


Edited by Shaun (12/21/07 01:41 PM)

Top
Page 3 of 3 < 1 2 3

Moderator:  Rebecca - Short Stories 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Westworld
by Nancy Roussy
Prime Time TV
Today at 02:04 PM
Prayer for Spiritual Healing - Article
by Debbie-SpiritualityEditor
Spirituality
Today at 01:07 PM
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Angie
Inspiration
Today at 12:49 PM
Spiritual Quotes
by Debbie-SpiritualityEditor
Spirituality
Today at 12:41 PM
2017: Astronomy and Space on this day
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Today at 11:03 AM
Tidbits on Tea
by Angie
Tea
Today at 10:35 AM
Ananda
by Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor
Yoga
Today at 09:53 AM
Winding Hanks into Balls
by Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor
Knitting
Today at 09:47 AM
The Pineapple Express
by Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor
California
Today at 09:43 AM
Personal Goals
by mary-tea1
Tea
Today at 08:52 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 64 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2016 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.