Welcome To Short’s Shorts


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Join me on my blog to read stories and poems from talented writers in Southern Ontario. If you are a writer in your spare time or are wondering how to get your work recognized, send your stories or poems in a Word document, Times New Roman 12 space for a chance to be published. Stories up to 1500 words, but longer works are welcome and published in episodes; micro-stories in groups of two or more.

Are you writing a novel or a non-fiction? Send an outline or a chapter or two, for feedback from your peers.

How long will my story be available on the website?

The material will be refreshed every two weeks, but a copy of every published work is available in the archives. My website will be under construction every other Sunday for an hour or so, but keep visiting for the very latest publications.

You will always retain your copyright. International submissions are also welcome and encouraged…a story of your early life as you prospered/struggled, growing up on a farm/small town/city or in a loving/hate-filled environment…dearly loved pet, etc.

Bren Short

Request For Alpha Readers

I’m sending out a request for alpha readers. If you’re curious, go to the News and Events page for more information.

If you would like to enlist the help of an alpha reader, please send me your inquiry to brendashort@writingblog.ca. More details on the News and Events page.

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Do you have a book launch? Have you won a competition? Is there a 100th, or 100-plus birthday to celebrate? Are you planning a charity drive, or event, or hosting a meeting, either in person or virtually? Do you want to get the information out? Send me the details for free exposure in my News and Events section.

Inspirational quotes

If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor…Albert Einstein

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