This is a thread to explore published writers trying to assist new writers with insight to the field. I feel it is best explained by seeing what I mean... Writing Speculative Fiction, by Mary Soon Lee Questions and Answers How do I find out about SF/F/H markets? How do I go about submitting short stories? Should I include a cover letter? Dead or Alive? (markets that have folded) My story vanished into a black hole (typical market response times) To workshop, or not to workshop? Where can I find a workshop? Is it worth trying the small press? Rights and copyrights Other pages you might want to browse More authors and writers will follow in the replies to this post.