4 Ways Longshot Island Helps Emerging Authors

For new authors, having a published story to your name can be incredibly valuable in your quest to be taken seriously as an author. Have a look at Longshot Island, and he opportunities they may present…

Cathleen Townsend

Let’s face it–this writing gig is tough. We pour out our hearts on paper, and then we try to get people to read our words. And they’re already busy.

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1) Longshot Island can help. I’ve known Daniel White, editor of Longshot Island, for a couple years now, and I can state that he has excellent taste and is absolutely trustworthy. If you submit, he won’t spam you with an author package on sale this week only. But he might publish your work, and that’s the first way they can help us. We all need publications, and Longshot Island has already featured one of my short stories (http://www.longshotisland.com/2017/02/07/anemone/), so it’s not like you have to be famous to be considered.

My tale happens to be fantasy, but that’s not the only genre they’re interested in. To quote from their site: “We are looking for mainstream fiction. We want stories…

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