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Playing the Short Game: How to Market and Sell Short Fiction by [Smith, Douglas]
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From the Author

Douglas Smith is an award-winning Canadian author whose short fiction has appeared in twenty-five languages and over thirty countries. His fictionincludes the short story collections Chimerascope, Impossibilia,and La Danse des Esprits, as well as the urban fantasy novel, The Wolf at the End of the World. Hisnon-fiction guide for writers, Playingthe Short Game: How to Market & Sell Short Fiction, is a must read for any short story writer.
 
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   

About the Author

Douglas Smith is an award-winning Canadian author of fantasy, SF, horror, supernatural, and the ever popular "undefinable" who has been published in thirty countries and twenty-five languages around the world.

Doug is a three-time winner of Canada's Aurora Award for speculative fiction and has been a finalist for the international John W. Campbell Award, Canada's juried Sunburst Award, the CBC Bookies award, and France's juried Prix Masterton and Prix Bob Morane.

His other works include:

THE WOLF AT THE END OF THE WORLD (Lucky Bat Books, 2013) – Urban fantasy novel

CHIMERASCOPE (ChiZine, 2010) – Collection – Finalist for the Sunburst Award, Aurora Award, and CBC Bookies Award

IMPOSSIBILIA (PS Publishing, 2008) – Collection – Finalist for the Aurora Award

LA DANSE DES ESPRITS (Dreampress, 2011) – Collection – Finalist for France's Prix Masterton and Prix Bob Morane

A sample of what others have said about Doug and his writing:

"One of Canada's most original writers of speculative fiction." — Library Journal

"His stories are a treasure trove of riches that will touch your heart while making you think." — Robert J. Sawyer, award-winning author

"A great storyteller with a gifted and individual voice." — Charles de Lint, award-winning author

Doug's website is www.smithwriter.com and he tweets at smithwrtr.


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  • File Size: 537 KB
  • Print Length: 230 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Spiral Path Books (September 30, 2014)
  • Publication Date: September 30, 2014
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00N6E5D72
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