Monday, 10 March 2014

Long Story, Short



Long Story, Short


Literary Journal
The Long Story, Short is the home for tales that take their time.


Short Story Guidelines


1. Stories should be over 4000 words long, although a few hundred words less is welcome. There is no upper word limit, so long as the author considers the work a short story. A maximum of two stories at a time will be considered. Please do not re-submit work previously declined by The Long Story, Short, or work that has been published elsewhere.

2. The Long Story, Short is a literary journal for fiction only. Stories for children are not in the scope of this journal. Translations are accepted. Genre fiction will only be considered should it have very strong literary merit.

3. At this time we regret that we cannot pay contributors. Donations, no matter how small, are welcome to help fund web-hosting of The Long Story, Short so we can continue to publish work which is longer than what is found in many conventional publications.

4. The editor will endeavor to respond to writers within 8 weeks from the reading period deadline. Unfortunately, we cannot make comments on individual submissions. Submissions are accepted during two reading periods each year: from 1 March to 30 April, and 1 September to 31 October.

5. The Long Story, Short will publish one story per month only. If your submission is unsuccessful, please do try again in future. Remember, readers make the best writers.

6. Stories must be sent in a document attached to an email (NOT pasted into the body of an email). No PDFs please. Send to longstoryshortjournal(AT)gmail(DOT)com .




Artwork Guidelines



1. The Long Story, Short is seeking artwork to publish monthly with the short story selection. Line drawings, paintings and photographs are all welcome.

2. Please send a maximum of six images in jpg files only. Images should ideally have a resolution of 300 dpi.

3. At this time we cannot pay contributors. Donations, no matter how small, are welcome to help fund web-hosting of The Long Story, Short.

4. The editor will endeavor to respond to within 8 weeks from the date work is submitted. Unfortunately, we cannot make comments on individual submissions. Submissions are welcome at any time. A limited submission period may be introduced in future.

5. The Long Story, Short will publish one image per month only. If your submission is unsuccessful, please do try again in future.

6. Images must be sent in a attached to an email (NOT pasted into the body of an email or a word document). Jpg files only. Send to longstoryshort(AT)gmail(DOT)com .




Editor: Jennifer Matthews
Photos © David Griffin unless indicated otherwise.
Rights to stories and artwork retained by authors & artists.
The Long Story, Short reserves the right to republish work.

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