Why You Should Become a Member of The Fictional Café Coffee Club

Hi! We’re the baristas here at the Fictional Café. What’s your favorite coffee? How do you like it? Want to read a good story? Do you enjoy fine art and photography? Maybe you’ve recently become interested in listening to podcasts. We’ve got them all! We invite you to hang out with us at the Fictional Café and enjoy a cuppa creativity. Please join us and become a member by signing up below so you can enjoy all the benefits of Fictional Café Coffee Club membership.

Want to submit a short story or poetry? A chapter from a novel-in-progress? How about showing us your photography or original art? We want to see it and share it with the Café habitué‎s! It’s easy – just become a member.

Would you like to enter a contest? Voice your opinions on our art gallery? Get free samples or discounts on coffee? Want our exclusive Fictional Café baseball cap or coffee cup? All these are yours as a member, and there’s more to come.

Please sign up below for our Fictional Café Coffee Club to enjoy all the cool things we offer. We’ll drop you an email when we have new creative works to share. It just takes a minute. (p.s. We will never ever, ever, ever share your personal information with anyone!). You’ll receive a confirming email, then you’re a Coffee Club Member!

Once you’ve cruised around our site, we think you’ll want to be a part of what’s happening here at the Café. So, what are you waiting for? Sign up, then come on in and have a cuppa creativity! Our guidelines for submitting your creative work are below.

Guidelines for Submissions

Your baristas are interested in all genres of short fiction, poetry, excerpts from novels, photographs, art, and audio or video podcasts. We encourage you to share your work for publication in the Fictional Café. The three of us review your work and select the best pieces to publish. Your submissions must be original material. We promptly acknowledge all submissions, but we usually don’t offer editorial advice. You’re welcome to revise and resubmit one time. Work we accept will be published here in the Café, and becomes eligible  for publication in our annual print and ebook anthology.

The Fictional Café is a non-profit labor of love, so we are unable to provide compensation for submissions.

We’re sticklers about your following these Guidelines for Submission simply because it makes the process more manageable and efficient. Please follow them to a T.

And thanks a lot!

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