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“Tarnish” to appear at Mirror Dance

| November 9, 2017

Now that the contract is signed, I can talk about my latest acceptance, which I mentioned in my October 2017 recap. My story, “Tarnish,” will appear in the Spring 2018 issue of Mirror Dance. This story first appeared in Unfixed Timelines as one of my historical fiction stories accompanied by an essay about the real history. The […]

Story sale news!

| June 8, 2017

I’m excited to announce that my story, “Salt in Our Veins,” will be reprinted in the Goddesses of the Sea anthology from Fantasia Divinity Magazine! I think this anthology is going to be a great fit for my story! I’ll be sure to post more details when I have them!

October 2016 recap

| November 8, 2016

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 22 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 8 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 9 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 22 My recap this month has been delayed because we’ve just returned from our usual long November weekend of gaming and hanging out with friends […]

August 2016 recap

| August 31, 2016

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 23 Acceptances received: 2 Rejections received: 17 Stories withdrawn: 0 (2) Resubmissions: 17 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 21 August’s submissions look about right to me. I had a photograph that I submitted as part of the 31/31 writing challenge accepted, so […]

June 2016 recap

| June 30, 2016

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 22 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 14 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 14 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 20 (My numbers seem off, but I can’t figure out why right now.) June wound up being a strange month, in which I didn’t […]

May 2016 recap

| May 31, 2016

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 20 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 13 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 15 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 22 Well, I didn’t get as much done in May as I had hoped, in part because I spent a week in Kansas City for […]

April 2016 recap

| May 2, 2016

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 22 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 12 Stories withdrawn: 1 Resubmissions: 11 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 20 April was a strangely slow month. I did finish one new story and got that started in circulation. I also got an acceptance, […]

March 2016 recap

| April 1, 2016

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 18 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 19 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 21 New Submissions: 2 Stories out at the end of the month: 22 So first off, the acceptance! My story “Army of Me,” will appear in Untethered: A Magic iPhone Anthology, which is due out in […]

February 2016 recap

| February 25, 2016

I’ve decided to go ahead and do the February recap a few days early, and include the last few days of February on the March recap. By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 18 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 10 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 10 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the […]

January 2016 recap

| February 2, 2016

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 16 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 13 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 14 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 18 Hard to believe that a month has already passed! I’m still putting 2015 on plenty of stuff, but I’m finally starting to remember what […]