The Last Line 31

A project of Blue Cubicle Press (see other related projects)

About

Over the years, we've found that ending a story is almost as hard as starting one. All too often we receive wonderful tales that have one more sentence or paragraph than needed, and we've kicked around the idea of doing an issue of The First Line where we flip the script and give you the last line.

Country of Publication

United States

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Media & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 1 x per year.
Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 1 x per year.

Fiction Open

Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Other (May vary).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash Fiction300 - 1,000 words; Unknown number of pieces.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 5,000 words; Unknown number of pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Pay ranges from Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK OK No NoText format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 06 Jan 2021
Last Checked: 20 Jan 2021 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 19 Nov 2020 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 06 Jul 2016

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