History That Never Was

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November 2014 recap

| December 2, 2014

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 8 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 9 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 5 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 4 So first off, NaNoWriMo. Yeah, that happened. Here’s what I posted to Facebook last night: “So I didn’t finish my […]

August 2014 recap

| September 5, 2014

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 6 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 5 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 3 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 4 So first off, the recap is a bit late. That’s because I spent the whole holiday weekend vegging out, and […]

July 2014 recap

| August 1, 2014

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 5 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 4 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 5 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 6 The numbers for this month are a little bit weird. I had gotten a story accepted for publication a couple […]

June 2014 recap

| July 2, 2014

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 4 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 4 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 5 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 5 June was a fairly slow month for me. I received some rejections that I had been waiting on for a […]

May 2014 Recap

| June 3, 2014

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 5 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 3 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 2 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 4 Another month, and another acceptance! I’m proud to announce that my short story, “Veli tis Artemidos,” will be appearing in […]

Our First Kickstarter

| February 15, 2014

Mad Scientist Journal, which I help to edit, has just launched our first Kickstarter. We’ll be putting together an anthology of first-person accounts from residents of and visitors to the Miskatonic Valley. The stories will be a little on the creepy side, full of the Lovecraftian horrors for which Arkham and the Miskatonic Valley are […]

2012 in Review

| January 2, 2013

Well, we’re a couple of days into the new year, but I haven’t had time to sit down at a computer till now. We’ve spent the past week on a whirlwind Midwestern tour, not in the awesome rock star sort of way, but more in the “see all the people and do all the things!” […]

June recap

| June 29, 2012

By the numbers Stories out at the beginning of the month: 5 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 1 Resubmissions: 1 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 5 I had a minor crisis this month: there was a story that I had revised before submission last month that was only saved […]

Tinkering with things that are done

| April 23, 2012

I finished up the edited draft of my novella on Saturday morning, and gave it to Jeremy to look at. In return, he gave me the second draft of his novella (which goes back to the publisher soon for final edits). Almost as soon as my draft was out of my hands, though, I had […]

A late recap

| March 12, 2012

I forgot to post my weekly recap on Friday, so here it is today instead! This past week was mostly one for editing and reviewing. The only writing I got done was one section of a short story I was working on, though I’ve decided since that I’m going to shelve that story for a […]