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Glimmer Train Welcomes the Work of Established and Upcoming Writers

09 March 2010
Glimmer Train Welcomes the Work of Established and Upcoming Writers
Details:
We especially appreciate stories that are both well written and emotionally engaging. Please let us read yours! If it is chosen for publication in Glimmer Train Stories, you will be paid upon acceptance. Your story will be prepared with care, and presented in a handsome, highly regarded literary journal to readers all over the world. If you've seen Glimmer Train Stories, you know that we go to some lengths to honor our contributors and their writing.

Every category will be open for one full calendar month, from the first day through midnight of the last day. (Exception: The December Fiction Open closes on January 2nd each year.) The themes are:

* March: Fiction Open (2,000 to 20,000 wds)
* April: Family Matters and Standard
* May: Short Story Award for New Writers
* June: Fiction Open (2,000 to 20,000 wds)Best Start (up to 1,000 wds) -->
* July: Very Short Fiction Award (Up to 3,000 words) and Standard
* August: Short Story Award for New Writers
* September: Fiction Open (2,000 to 20,000 wds)
* October: Family Matters and Standard
* November: Short Story Award for New Writers
* December: Fiction Open (2,000 to 20,000 wds)

Please note: There are no minimum word counts for any category besides the Fiction Open.

As always:

# Submissions must be original, unpublished fiction. (Online publication does not disqualify a piece.)

# Please, no novels, poetry, or stories written for children.

# Submissions should be made via our site, but in a pinch you can make paper submissions

# Please doublespace, use 12 point font, to save our eyes. Name, contact info, and page count are all optional

# When we accept a story for publication, we are purchasing first-publication rights

(More information HERE.)
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