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Short Fiction
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Anyone know any markets accepting short urban fiction. I have searched the web all day without success.

Tags: markets, submission, fiction, urban

Started this discussion. Last reply by griffstarr Jan 9, 2010.

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Hustler Tales, We all got a story...

NinoWe all got a story, here’s mine…“On Mondays he drove his Samurai Suzuki, Tuesdays it was the Iroc, on Wednesdays he had the tricked out Jetta. For the rest of week he sported his favorites, the Delta eighty eight and the Benz. His Saturday ride he cherished the most. It was always shining with fresh wax and armor all. The candy apple red seven forty - five beemer. When he told me that BMW stood for Black Man Wheels I was forever in love. I knew way back then I had to have one. Don’t even…See More
Mar 25, 2010
Arethia Hornsby Rinfrow replied to griffstarr's discussion Hustler Tales, We all got a story... in the group The Critique Castle
"PLease break up your writing! It is too hard to read , with long paragraphs! The stories seem good, but again break up the words! I love (and write ) short stories, so keep at it, you are a creative writer."
Mar 23, 2010
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Jan 25, 2010
griffstarr replied to oronde ash's discussion Excerpt from chapter fourteen of "17 to Life: A Black Boy Memoir". Author Oronde Ash describes his struggles in adolescence to define a black identity as a wanna be writer in the group The Critique Castle
"Wow, James Baldwin turned me on to how life was for blacks back in the day too. Great read, I enjoyed it."
Jan 21, 2010
griffstarr replied to griffstarr's discussion Hustler Tales, We all got a story... in the group The Critique Castle
"Oronde Ash, Thanks for taking the time to read and critique my short. Sure appreciated. I will consider your suggestions."
Jan 20, 2010
griffstarr replied to griffstarr's discussion Hustler Tales, We all got a story... in the group The Critique Castle
"Thanks for the compliment. I will def. email you."
Jan 17, 2010
oronde ash left a comment for griffstarr
"thanks for taking the time to read and comment, griff. much appreciated... looking forward to returning the favor soon. the year is indeed young. free your inner book."
Jan 17, 2010
Jesse Sharpe replied to griffstarr's discussion Hustler Tales, We all got a story... in the group The Critique Castle
"I think you have a winner. Not sure how many more shorts you have, but you are on to something. I would not mind even working with you. If you want, shoot me an email with an enail address and I will send you and except. Again, I a writer and self…"
Jan 17, 2010
griffstarr replied to griffstarr's discussion Hustler Tales, We all got a story... in the group The Critique Castle
"No publishing credits yet, but the year is still young. I have never collaborated with another writer, but it sounds challenging and fun. Definitely willing to give it a try. Keep me posted."
Jan 17, 2010
Jesse Sharpe replied to griffstarr's discussion Hustler Tales, We all got a story... in the group The Critique Castle
"I think, personally you have a winner. I am writing a story that is similar. Ever thought of a collaboration? Its about a brother in the street life who wants to move up. The conflict is with his woman, who is just the opposite. She is truly a…"
Jan 16, 2010
griffstarr replied to griffstarr's discussion Hustler Tales, We all got a story... in the group The Critique Castle
"Jesse Sharpe, Thanks for taking the time. I agree with your critique. Nino taking over at 14? Does sound unbelievable in a street culture full of vultures. I love that dedication touch also. I'm not sure what I want to do with this short. I…"
Jan 16, 2010
Jesse Sharpe replied to griffstarr's discussion Hustler Tales, We all got a story... in the group The Critique Castle
"griffstarr, I like the story, and I don’t read much urban fiction except when my man Book Man comes downtown (SW DC at L’Enfant Plaza really) But I am also writing an Urban adventure, so here are my thoughts Format. Shorten your…"
Jan 15, 2010
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Urban fiction/ Street fiction / Short stories and Poetry

This is a place for authors to share their thoughts and ideas on this particular genere as well as poetry and short stories.
Jan 9, 2010
griffstarr replied to griffstarr's discussion Short Fiction
"Omegia Keeys, Thanks for the info. I will research it."
Jan 9, 2010
Omegia Keeys replied to griffstarr's discussion Short Fiction
"How short are you talking? Passionate Writer Publishing is looking for new aspiring authors. If they are really short maybe you can combine them into a book on short stories. Check them out www.passionatewriterpublishing.com"
Jan 8, 2010
griffstarr replied to griffstarr's discussion Hustler Tales, We all got a story... in the group The Critique Castle
"All criticism welcomed, I'm not thin skinned."
Jan 7, 2010

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At 2:07pm on January 17, 2010, oronde ash said…
thanks for taking the time to read and comment, griff. much appreciated... looking forward to returning the favor soon. the year is indeed young. free your inner book.
 
 
 

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