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September 2021 Recap

| October 5, 2021

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 142 Acceptances received: 3 Rejections received: 92 (+1) (+5) Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 91 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 133 My numbers for September are a little on the low side, because, as you can see from the […]

August 2021 Recap!

| September 2, 2021

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 173 Acceptances received: 7 Rejections received: 100 (+5) Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 74 New Submissions: 8 Stories out at the end of the month: 142 August was a FANTASTIC month for acceptances–in fact, seven is the most acceptances I’ve had in a single month […]

July 2021 Recap

| August 3, 2021

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 150 Acceptances received: 3 Rejections received: 94 (+1) (+4) Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 114 New Submissions: 6 Stories out at the end of the month: 173 Slight ramp up of submissions this month, even though it was a little slow on the rejection front. […]

June 2021 Recap

| July 6, 2021

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 150 Acceptances received: 3 Rejections received: 64 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 90 New Submissions: 21 Stories out at the end of the month: 150 An oddly parallel month, with the same number of stories out at the beginning and end of the month. June […]

Convention of Heroes Recap

| June 28, 2021

Last week was the Convention of Heroes, an online event hosted by Superhero-Fiction.com. There were a ton of great panels, and the best news is that you can watch recordings of all of them on YouTube! I particularly found the “How to Craft a Hero” and “Captivating World Building” panels useful for someone who writes […]

May 2021 Recap

| June 3, 2021

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 169 Acceptances received: 4 Rejections received: 102 (+4) Stories withdrawn: 11 Resubmissions: 92 New Submissions: 11 Stories out at the end of the month: 150 This month has been a very good one in terms of acceptances: I sold poems to Songs of Eretz and just […]

April 2021 Recap

| May 4, 2021

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 154 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 102 (+10) Stories withdrawn: 3 Resubmissions: 130 New Submissions: 6 Stories out at the end of the month: 169 Numbers are looking pretty good this month. Only one acceptance, for a poem, but I’ve got quite a few […]

March 2021 Recap

| April 8, 2021

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 213 Acceptances received: 3 Rejections received: 125 (+22) Stories withdrawn: 4 Resubmissions: 85 New Submissions: 4 Stories out at the end of the month: 154 The numbers are a little lower than normal in some places this month. Lots of rejections, along with a […]

February 2021 Recap

| March 4, 2021

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 192 Acceptances received: 4 Rejections received: 73 (+1) Stories withdrawn: 7 Resubmissions: 102 New Submissions: 5 Stories out at the end of the month: 213 Pretty happy with my numbers for February, as I continue to sell pieces and get new pieces done, and […]

January 2021 Recap

| February 2, 2021

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 216 Acceptances received: 4 Rejections received: 106 Stories withdrawn: 1 Resubmissions: 83 New Submissions: 4 Stories out at the end of the month: 192 I’ve continued keeping stories in circulation as best as I can, though I feel like this month was a little […]