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The Original Online Writer's Resource

The Market List is the original electronic writer's market resource. Started in 1994 as a free online eZine and with the first fully comprehensive writer's market guidelines index online, The Market List has a long history of providing aspiring and professional writers with markets for their fiction and non-fiction work.


Finding a Market for Your Fiction


Where can I publish my work? One of the most difficult decisions after you complete a novel, short story or article is where to submit, which markets are buying, and what each market pays for accepted submissions.


If you are writing short stories or articles, there are many markets for your work. The most difficult part can be finding the market that is the best fit for your work. Use our market lists of fiction, non-fiction, book and screenplay markets for find the right target before you submit.


Where can I publish my short stories? Use our list of fiction markets to search for specific markets, and check the market's submission guidlines via the links provided. Pay attention to pay rates, and always submit your work to the most appropriate and highest paying markets first.


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