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August 2017 recap

| August 31, 2017

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 27 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 20 Stories withdrawn: 1 Resubmissions: 16 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 22 Things have slowed down on the rejections front, I suspect because it’s summertime in the northern hemisphere, and many people are off to conventions and […]

July 2017 Recap

| July 31, 2017

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 25 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 22 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 21 New Submissions: 2 Stories out at the end of the month: 27 Pretty normal month on the submissions/rejections front. I had two stories come back that I’m holding to self publish, and I had another story with a […]

June 2017 recap

| July 1, 2017

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 23 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 13 Stories withdrawn: 1 Resubmissions: 14 New Submissions: 2 Stories out at the end of the month: 25 Pretty good month in June, since I managed to finish and submit a couple of stories. One was written for a specific market, […]

May 2017 recap

| May 31, 2017

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 15 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 14 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 20 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 23 Pretty standard month on the submissions front. The big change is that with the publication of Unfixed Timelines (live tomorrow!), I’ve put a […]

April 2017 recap

| May 3, 2017

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 17 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 14 Stories withdrawn: 1 Resubmissions: 14 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 15 April was a little bit more regular on the submissions front. Lots of stories to turn around, but no new acceptances. I did […]

March 2017 recap

| April 3, 2017

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 17 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 7 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 7 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 17 A quiet month on the submission/rejection front. Seven stories rejected, seven stories sent back out into the world. Still got a couple of stories hanging out […]

February 2017 Recap

| February 28, 2017

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 21 Acceptances received: 3 Rejections received: 14 Stories withdrawn: 2 Resubmissions: 16 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 17 Lots of news to share this month! First off, I left you all hanging with my January acceptance, but I can now officially state […]

January 2017 Recap

| February 1, 2017

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 22 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 18 (+1) Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 18 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 21 Only one month in to 2017, and I’ve already received an acceptance and started a new story in the rounds. The […]

2016 in Review

| January 1, 2017

It’s time, once again, to look at what I’ve accomplished on the writing front this year! My numbers for 2016: Stories out at the end of 2016: 16 New Stories Written: 9 Old Stories Making the Rounds: 20 Total Submissions: 188 Total Rejections: 170 (+1, +3) Total Acceptances: 8 Stories out at the end of 2016: 22 So […]

2016 publishing

| December 8, 2016

It’s the time of the year when authors are making lists of the stories and other items that they published in 2016, which are eligible for awards. And while my list is not extensive, I thought I’d do one nonetheless! Short Stories “Origin Story,” Black Girls Magic Lit Mag (January 2016). “Salt in Our Veins,” […]