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Webinar: Playing the Short Game #3: How to Make Your Short Fiction Work for You
June 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
This workshop focuses on the phase in a short story writer’s career when they’ve established themselves and have built up a backlist of published short fiction. It will explain the many ways a successful short fiction writer can leverage their own inventory of published stories, as well as other aspects of an established short fiction writer’s life. Topics include:
- Leveraging your backlist
- Selling reprints
- Selling in foreign languages
- Selling audio rights
- Publishing a collection
- The indie option for short fiction
- Discoverability tools and promotion for established writers
- Career progression in short fiction
Based on Doug’s book, Playing the Short Game: How to Market & Sell Short Fiction. “We short story writers have needed a book like this for decades. … It’s spectacular. ” —Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Multi-award-winning Author and Editor
This workshop will be via Webex, Thursday, June 18, 2020, 7:00 – 9:00pm. Tickets are free, but space is limited. Pre-registration ends June 16, 2020. Please register below. Instructions for logging into Webex will be sent the week before the meeting. Be sure to click on + to add a ticket before clicking on “Get Ticket” below.
Douglas Smith is a multi-award-winning Canadian 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 thirty-five countries, including Amazing Stories, InterZone, Weird Tales, Baen’s Universe, On Spec, and Cicada. His books include the novel The Wolf at the End of the World, the collections Chimerascope and Impossibilia, and the writer’s guide Playing the Short Game: How to Market & Sell Short Fiction.
Doug is a three-time winner of Canada’s Aurora Award and has been a finalist for the Astounding Award for Best New Writer (formerly the John W. Campbell Award), the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s Bookies Award, Canada’s juried Sunburst Award, and France’s juried Prix Masterton and Prix Bob Morane.