Ok, I’ve been rushing to complete my short story Second Chances for submission into a fantasy short story contest to see how things go. Deadline is fast appraoching, like tomorrow fast, and I have been doing some polishing.
The story follows Kath’ri-sa, an elf, and the deuteragonist of my novel Under the Darkened Moon. I just like saying the word deuteragonist. Its sounds so quirky.
Final stats on the short story are 5,941 words, Flesch Reading Ease of 84.3, and Flesch-Kincade Grade Level of 4.1.
This will be my very first submission of any sort of fantasy story for any sort of formal judging. It is nerveracking to say the least. Everyone has opinions and those opinions vary. Everyone likes different styles and you cannot fret over that I know, but it is still a hurdle that one needs to overcome on the road to getting publ