Request for short story submissions for the Awesome Indies.

Do you write short stories? Would you like one published with this  prestigious group of authors?

short story submissions

The Awesome Indies are looking for submissions for a book of short stories.

submissions are open to anyone.

1. Theme: Open. Title to be determined from the submissions
2. Length: 4500 word maximum with no minimum. Short shorts are as welcome as longer works.
3. Target audience: We want to appeal to a general adult audience.
a. No explicit violence or sex, nothing offensive to any cultural or religious group, nothing encouraging socially inappropriate behavior
b. Follow the grammar and spelling conventions you are comfortable using. We can include a short note somewhere about our multi-national authors.
4. Submission: Send to: by July 14, 2014. You may submit as many stories as you like.
5. We prefer stories that have not previously been published and that you don’t intend to publish elsewhere for at least a year, but pre-published stories are acceptable; just let us know where they have been published and make sure that they aren’t under some pre-existing agreement for exclusivity. We don’t want stories presently in publication as stand-alone short stories.
6. Payment: All fame and glory accrue to the authors. Awesome Indies will use the remainder for maintenance of the website.
7. Authors do not already have a book listed on the Awesome Indies site will get priority on our review request list for one of their books.



8 comments… add one

  • Charles Ray June 4, 2014, 7:45 pm

    I submitted two stories. Both were previously published on, but that site is no longer active, and there are no impediments to further publication.

  • M T McGuire June 4, 2014, 11:21 pm

    This sounds great. I will definitely be submitting you a story. :-)



  • Kathy Steinemann June 5, 2014, 5:00 am

    How about something from a self-published e-book?

    • posts June 6, 2014, 12:47 am

      Send it in, and we’ll have a look at it.

  • Lori Schafer June 5, 2014, 6:19 am

    I’m absolutely thrilled that you’re doing this! Now I just have to decide what I’m going to send you ;)

  • Brianna June 19, 2014, 2:44 pm

    Yay for no reading fees! I am definitely submitting.


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