I finished off a rewrite of my story, Magic's End, for The Leading Edgeand emailed it. Both my friend Char and my husband were kind enough to proofread it for me. It's the shortest story I've ever written, only 2,000 words. There are many markets, though, especially for the young adult stories that I usually write, that would consider even this too long. They'll have word limits around 1,500. Rather a pain for me when my natural length is 7,000 and up.