As I've mentioned before, all of my published fiction is in invitation-only anthologies. Now, I still haven't published huge numbers of stories, but my acceptance rate for anthologies has been very good. I'm here to tell you what I did, in case it might be helpful for you. I know for a fact that as an editor, I appreciate writers doing at least some of the following things.
First thing! If you want to improve your chances of getting invited to submit stories for anthologies, it is very helpful indeed to:
Okay? So next, whether you have an invitation to submit or you're taking a whack at an open-call anthology, here are my tips.
Crucial, In My Opinion
Also Helpful, Possibly
This is getting long! Let me know if there are other tips I've missed.