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September 2018 Recap

| October 2, 2018

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 32 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 18 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 16 New Submissions: 4 Stories out at the end of the month: 31 While it doesn’t seem like I’ve had a whole lot of submissions this month, part of that is that I’ve […]

August 2018 recap!

| September 4, 2018

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 31 Acceptances received: 2 Rejections received: 26 Stories withdrawn: 1 Resubmissions: 27 New Submissions: 3 Stories out at the end of the month: 32 August has been a busy month. I’ve had two story acceptances! I haven’t signed the contract for one of them, […]

Fun for Friday: Writing without a Letter

| August 17, 2018

Not too long ago, I mentioned pangrams, which are sentences that use every letter in the English language. But what about NOT using a specific letter in a story, or even a novel? It’s called a lipogram, it’s most commonly done with the letter “E,” which seems really difficult! My last sentence had 8 instances of […]

July 2018 Recap

| July 31, 2018

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 33 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 22 Stories withdrawn: 1 Resubmissions: 18 New Submissions: 2 Stories out at the end of the month: 31 The numbers for this month aren’t all that different from last month, aside from fewer new stories and acceptances. There […]

June 2018 Recap

| July 3, 2018

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 33 Acceptances received: 2 Rejections received: 18 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 16 New Submissions: 4 Stories out at the end of the month: 33 The numbers are strange this month. I’ve got a lot of stories out in the world, and most of them […]

May 2018 Recap

| May 31, 2018

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 27 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 30 Stories withdrawn: 1 Resubmissions: 36 New Submissions: 2 Stories out at the end of the month: 33 Things are ramping up for me in terms of submissions! Part of this is that I’m participating in a challenge […]

April 2018 Recap!

| May 1, 2018

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 26 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 19 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 19 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 27 April looks like a pretty typical month. One new story finished (shipping, as planned) and sent out into the world, […]

March 2018 Recap!

| April 3, 2018

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 25 Acceptances received: 2 Rejections received: 17 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 19 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 26 Pretty standard month in terms of rejections and resubmissions. I had two acceptances, as well! One doesn’t have the contract […]

February 2018 Recap

| March 1, 2018

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 23 Acceptances received: 2 Rejections received: 18 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 21 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 25 Another month, and some progress! Two acceptances in February! The first is that my poem, “There Are Still Dragons in […]

January 2018 Recap

| January 31, 2018

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 25 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 16 (+2) Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 14 New Submissions: 2 Stories out at the end of the month: 23 How is it already the end of January? It seems like the month just started! Anyway, here we are. It’s […]