I wrote a guest piece for The Write Life on where to send your short stories so they actually get published. It can be intimidating to send out to prestigious places, and it can also be hard on the ego. So read my article for six ideas of places that will help your writer wings take flight.
Here’s an excerpt:
Here are six short story journals that publish amazing work — but also have acceptance rates that will put a smile on your face and your words out into the world.
Some of the publications listed below don’t pay and some pay only token amounts. But remember for us writers, “payment” doesn’t always look like money. Sometimes payment looks like a bullet on your resume, getting your name in front of a new audience, or (one that I think is incredibly important) putting a big checkmark in the win column that sends you running back to your keyboard.