Anyone ever write any fantasy or epic fantasy? Trying to get a short story thing going.
I have written some fantasy short stories, not in a while though and I never managed to get any of my fantasy stories published, got some sci-fi published but not fantasy.
I'm working on a horror story collection with a friend of mine, and I would like to do the same thing with like series of fantasy short stories. My main question I guess, which I should have put in the post, is about the magazine Black Gate. Are they still around?
I've written an epic fantasy novel, but have always struggled fitting that format into short stories. The nature of having to explain the world means that most end up being some variation of urban fantasy, which isn't my personal preference. I've never heard of Black Gate magazine, but I do recall 'Realms of Fantasy' that was around a few years ago. They might still be operating. I wrote a hub a while back about fantasy and science fiction magazines that pay for short stories, which might help as well.
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