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You are just one step away from registering with Straightforward Short Stories. We'd love to have you as a member, but we need to check that you really short story writer and not some online-marketer who's just trying to spam us. Therefore, along with your application to join this site, we ask you to submit an original short story of at least 500 words that you have written. If we like your story we will publish it here at our site. You grant us only the rights to publish that story here: all other worldwide rights remain entirely with you. We want to build a genuine showcase for talented writers. Join us and tell us your stories.
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