Saturday, August 02, 2008
Pets make a popular topic for short stories. Unfortunately, many writers want to focus on their favorite pets last days, but many publishers say "Please No Saying Good-bye" or "The Death of My Pet" stories. While these stories are healing for the writer, they are not usually what the markets look for.
If you have had the honor of having a great pet, write about a fun experience that paints your pet as the cutest most adorable. A story that will leave the reader saying, "Awwwww." There are plenty of markets for pet stories, so if you're looking for a way to get published, this prompt might just spark the memories and creativity to make that happen.
Just to get you motivated, here are a few markets: