If you write only short stories, its been tough to get published traditionally. Self-Publishing has made that easier, of course, but there are other ways.
The Huffington Post has a good post on how to get your short stories published. Click here for the link.
Unstuck is celebrating the upcoming release of their first issue by holding a fee-free contest with some unusual prizes. This is a micro-lit contest, but miniature stories, miniature essays, and poems will be considered.
The contest is open only to their Twitter followers. Last day entries will be accepted: December 31, 2011.
Theme: Lovemarks. Acceptable genres: fiction; poetry; non-fiction. Click here for details.
This contest courtesy the CRWROPPS-B yahoo group.