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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By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 22 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 8 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 9 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 22 My recap this month has been delayed because we’ve just returned from our usual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By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 23 Acceptances received: 2 Rejections received: 17 Stories withdrawn: 0 (2) Resubmissions: 17 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 21 August’s submissions look about right to me.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By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 22 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 14 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 14 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 20 (My numbers seem off, but I can’t figure out why right now.)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By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 20 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 13 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 15 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 22 Well, I didn’t get as much done in May as I had hoped, in part because I spent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By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 22 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 12 Stories withdrawn: 1 Resubmissions: 11 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 20 April was a strangely slow month.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By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 18 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 19 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 21 New Submissions: 2 Stories out at the end of the month: 22 So first off, the acceptance!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 […]

2015 in Review

| December 31, 2015

It’s the end of the year, and time to look at 2015! (Updated 1/1/16 because of a last minute rejection on the 31st.) My numbers for 2015: Stories out at the end of 2014: 4 New Stories Written: 11 Old Stories Making the Rounds: 13 Total Submissions: 176 Total Rejections: 151 (+1) Total Acceptances: 8 Stories out at the end of […]