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Couple questions on first publishing rights. (1 Viewer)


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I hope this is the right spot for my questions.

I have a short story that was published in an ezine a few years back. I appreciated having it published, while simultaneously shaming myself for it. It needed more work and I just wanted to be done with it. I want to do it justice. Since the magazine has first publishing rights, what does that mean if I want to take it and turn it into a novella? I think that’s a possibility, but am not certain. Is it?

Second question. I understand that posting stories to the fiction workshop ensures that only members see them. What does that mean exactly? Will they be considered already published?

I see no way to delete this?

Edit: I found my answer to the first question, so disregard it. Thanks!
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