The Rebel Author Podcast

099 How to Write and Sell Short Fiction with Matty Dalrymple

August 18, 2021

Episode Show Notes

In this episode we cover: 

  • Defining short fiction
  • How much story do you need for short fiction?
  • How to do more with your short fiction
  • Mistakes writers make with short fiction
  • Quirky ideas for your short fiction

This week’s question is: how do you use short fiction in your writing business?

Recommendation of the week is:

The Anatomy of Prose: The Senses Course: Discount Code: rebelvacay15

Matty’s The Short Tack Book

Links I mentioned are:

The Senses Course

Find out more about Matty on:




The Indy Author YouTube channel


Episode I did with Matty on Side Characters

Example of Short Fiction Promotion:  Ann Kinnear Suspense Short ALL DEATHS ENDURE


Rebel of the Week is: Shirish Deshpande

If you’d like to be a Rebel of the week please do send in your story, it can be any kind of rebellion. You can email your rebel story to or instagram me @sachablackauthor

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