Criteria for Nickel Novels

  1. Your story will be reviewed by
  2. Submit your story(-ies) to this website
  3. Enter no more than 3 stories
  4. Up to 5,000 words per story, double spaced
  5. You will be reviewed for
    a. Originality, high interest,
    b. Style, and
    c. Short story plot structure. NOTE: while most genres will be accepted, special preference will be given to stories with a very strong opening. That way stories that are posted will be partially presented (like “part 1”) to make readers hungry for the rest of the story
  6. Only stories that receive a rating of 5 (on a 5 point scale) will be considered for posting on this website under the following agreement,


Your story thus selected may be posted on for a fee of $3.00.
Stories will be sold for $1.00 each by You will be paid $2.00 for every 3 sold.
This same agreement will apply for every story you submit, if selected for posting.


If you wish to submit your short stories for publication by, please select “I agree”, fill out the form, and upload your story (txt, word, or pdf formats accepted) and click submit.

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