I want to write short stories

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  1. celeste inscribed profile image93
    celeste inscribedposted 7 months ago

    Hi,
    I am a young adult and juvenile fantasy writer and would like to write short stories to publish on Hubpages. Is this a good fit for Hubpages? I notice many of the articles under poetry, books and writing ask questions or do book reviews.

    1. kenneth avery profile image81
      kenneth averyposted 7 months agoin reply to this

      @ celeste, sure. I believe that you will be very happy writing your short stories, but make sure that your stories meet HubPages' guidelines--use of profanity; spammy elements, and the such. You have picked a wise choice in writers' sites in HubPages.

    2. Christy Kirwan profile imageSTAFF
      Christy Kirwanposted 7 months agoin reply to this

      Hi Celeste,

      You are certainly welcome to do creative writing on HubPages. Most of the articles you see around the site are informative rather than creative because those articles tend to get more traffic from search engines and earn money for authors. Creative writing, unfortunately, tends not to earn much because readers are not as actively searching for it, but we do still have many writers who make creative pieces for the love of it (and some who do both).

    3. Timothy Lasiter profile image71
      Timothy Lasiterposted 10 hours agoin reply to this

      I love to write flash fiction!

  2. Rock_nj profile image91
    Rock_njposted 7 months ago

    I don't think it's a good fit for HubPages unless you generate enough traffic to prevent them for idling (de-indexing) your stories.  I would recommend just doing a blog on a site that offers free blogs.

  3. Marisa Wright profile image97
    Marisa Wrightposted 7 months ago

    It's very difficult to get Google traffic for fiction no matter where you post online.   HubPages doesn't allow anyone under 18 to be a member, so you're not going to find an audience for juvenile fantasy amongst fellow Hubbers, either.  So no, I don't think the HubPages network is a good place for it.

    The Letterpile site has recently been changed so that it's exclusively creative writing.   IF it can build a reputation as a go-to site for fiction, and if you can get your Hubs accepted for Letterpile, then in the long run it might work.

  4. Abdullah ishfaq profile image78
    Abdullah ishfaqposted 7 months ago

    i am new here also a student of electrical technology but i like writing please guys  help me on basic hubpages knowledge .

    1. theraggededge profile image99
      theraggededgeposted 7 months agoin reply to this

      Hi there, welcome,

      I'm afraid no-one is going to type out how HubPages works and how you go about writing here. You have to do some research. Meanwhile, basic HubPages knowledge includes using punctuation correctly and using I not i for the first personal pronoun smile

      For more information:

      https://hubpages.com/faq/

      https://hubpageshelp.com/

      1. Abdullah ishfaq profile image78
        Abdullah ishfaqposted 7 months agoin reply to this

        Thanks

  5. aesta1 profile image91
    aesta1posted 7 months ago

    I think it is because you have a group that will help you out in your first try. There are hubbers who are successful in doing this. The ones I am familiar with are Bill Holland, Peg Cole and MsDora. Check out their stories.

    1. Marisa Wright profile image97
      Marisa Wrightposted 7 months agoin reply to this

      When you say they're successful, aesta, how do you know?   They do write short stories here but that doesn't mean they get many readers for them.   They may just be doing it for their small group of friends, for all you know.

 
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