"Doug wrote an indispensible book for those of us who love to write short fiction. He includes indie publishing, and a lot of traditional publishing tips. ... [Doug is] one of the best short story writers in the business, and one of the best at the business of short story writing. I learned a few things from this book, and sometimes I think I've seen it all. So, if you have any interest in writing short fiction, or you're already making a living a short fiction, take a peek at this book. It's wonderful." --Kristine Kathryn Rusch, award-winning author and editor
"I can't tell you what you should write. That's entirely up to you. But if you are the least bit interested in having a career as a fiction writer then I can tell you what to read: Douglas Smith's Playing the Short Game: How to Market & Sell Short Fiction. From now on this is my go-to book for all things related to starting and maintaining my fiction writing career." --Filip Wiltgren, writer and game designer
From the Author
Doug is a three-time winner of Canada's Aurora Award for his short fiction, andhas been a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award, CBC's Bookies Award,Canada's juried Sunburst Award, and France's juried Prix Masterton and Prix BobMorane. A film based on Doug's short story "By Her Hand, She Draws YouDown" won several awards when it toured film festivals around the world.
His website is smithwriter.com and he tweets at twitter.com/smithwritr