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Articles and Short Stories


Welcome to vCove, an internet collection of short stories by authors all over the world. We are an internet community of short story authors of all ages. Joining the comunity is absolutly free, just click join and start publishing your stories today. Our database contains 100's of stories.

So you've written a short story...maybe you've written several short stories...now what? First, are they for children? Are they for adults? Is this a memory of your first driving experience, or is this a Fairy Tale? You need to figure this out so that you know the market you'll be aiming for.


Who is your market?? Here is a list of some of the genres that short stories...well, most all writing can fall into.

Childrens: Ages up to 12

Young Adult and Teen: Ages 13-19

Science Fiction




Slice of Life: Something that may happen in your day to day life, usually a short humor piece.

New Age: Relating, but not limited to Metaphysics, Astrology, Numerology, Horoscopes, Psychics, Meditation, etc...

How To


Home and Garden: Usually these relate to articles...but some magazines take short stories on the home and garden.



Camping, Hunting, etc...

This list doesn't include genres such as technical fields. You may write a short story for say a computer magazine...or public school administration, and it have a smaller market than the ones above.