“It can be time consuming, but reading your work out loud does give you a different perspective on it.”
Are there advantages to writing short?
How do readers feel about short stories and novellas vs. full-length novels?
How much can you make off of shorts?
Feeling guilty about binge watching Netflix shows?
You shouldn’t be. You aren’t procrastinating. You’re having an educational experience.
Short story contests can be a great thing for both beginning and established writers.
However, when picking a contest you have to watch out for red flags.