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Citadel ePUB
« on: February 23, 2017, 07:55:48 AM »
Now that issue three is out, the question is do we do an issue 4?

The process, for writers, is fairly simple. 

We pick a theme/topic for each issue.

You write a story related to that theme.

 An editorial team from the citadel, made up of the writers of the issue review the stories. 

If those stories pass muster, and any carefully written story should pass muster, then I publish them online.  There we try and to sell and promote them, with a plan to share profits, if there ever are any  :(

We do have feedback mechanisms and story editing mechanism, but participation in those is optional.  You don't have to workshop your story.

But workshopping your story can be valuable.  You should have first round readers for all stories anyway.

If you use the workshop and the feedback mechanisms you are under no obligation to publish your story in the ePub.  If you work on your story and you feel it is good enough to sell in paying market then you should do that.

Your story will get copy edited. Even then you are not obligated to publish it with the ePub until it is published.

I've found this process helpful for me in getting stories to completion and improving my stories.
If you would like take more a leadership or editor role in this process, we have a constant need for that and could use your help. 

There will be deadlines (loosely enforced).

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Re: Citadel ePUB
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2017, 12:27:19 PM »
This was an absolutely fantastic experience. I had never worked on fiction before and having folks critique it with a greater deal of scrutiny helped me learn quite a bit. It was also interesting to see how other authors go about writing stories. And hey! Now I can say I'm an author.

My suggestions for the 4th edition topic are Dreams and Eldritch Horror  :cthulhu: