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Brass and Glass 2: The Long-Cursed Map

| May 22, 2018

Brass and Glass 2: The Long-Cursed Map is out this Friday, May 25th! Here’s the summary! On the hunt for a legendary, cursed map that leads to treasure unimaginable, the crew of The Silent Monsoon, led by the pertinacious Captain Svetlana Tereshchenko, soon discover they aren’t the only ones hunting for riches. But there’s more […]

Camp Haunt, Then and Now

| January 16, 2018

In 2016, I wrote an epistolary horror novel. I called it Camp Haunt, and I published it 3 times a week on Channillo. After I’d finished it, I realized that while I had told one version of the story, I wanted to tell it in a different way. So now, I’m working on rewriting Camp Haunt with […]

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By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 27 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 20 Stories withdrawn: 1 Resubmissions: 16 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 22 Things have slowed down on the rejections front, I suspect because it’s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 […]

Brass & Glass Book One available for pre-order tomorrow!

| March 24, 2017

Razorgirl Press has announced that as of tomorrow (my 42nd birthday, no less), my novel Brass & Glass: The Cask of Cranglimmering, will be available for pre-order on Kindle! The book will go live on April 1st! If you like steampunk, action, adventure, pirates, whiskey, or weird monsters, you should definitely check this out! You can […]

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numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 22 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 18 (+1) Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 18 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 21 Only one month in to 2017, and I’ve already received an acceptance and started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

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By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 16 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 13 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 14 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 18 Hard to believe that a month has already passed!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 […]

October 2015 recap

| November 4, 2015

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 19 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 13 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 14 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 19 My recap is a little delayed this month because I hit the ground running with my NaNoWriMo novel as of November 1st, and […]

August 2015 recap

| August 31, 2015

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 18 Acceptances received: 2 Rejections received: 15 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 17 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 18 The numbers this month are oddly symmetrical, and yet not. I got word of two story acceptances: “Veli tis Artemidos” (a reprint) will be […]

July 2015 recap

| August 4, 2015

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 15 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 19 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 21 New Submissions: 2 Stories out at the end of the month: 18 Another month of really good submission numbers! I was able to get one story that had been sitting idle back into circulation, […]

March 2015 recap

| April 1, 2015

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 9 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 11 (+1) Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 9 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 6 My numbers for the month are a little bit down, which is in part because I’ve pulled two stories out of circulation. In one […]