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2014 in review

| December 31, 2014

It’s a little quiet here today, so I’ve got time to look at 2014’s numbers! My numbers for 2014: Stories out at the end of 2013: 5 New Stories Written: 2 Old Stories Making the Rounds: 6 Total Submissions: 56 Total Rejections: 52 (+4) Total Acceptances: 2 Stories out at the end of the year: […]

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By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 8 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 9 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 5 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 4 So first off, NaNoWriMo.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 […]

March 2014 Recap

| April 1, 2014

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 5 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 8 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 8 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 5 March was apparently a bit of a busy month. I finished one new story at the beginning of the month […]

June recap

| June 29, 2013

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 3 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 1 Resubmissions: 1 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 3 It’s been another month with not much movement on the submitted short stories. I had one story come back with a rejection, but […]

May recap

| May 31, 2013

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 3 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 0 Resubmissions: 0 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 3 Unsurprisingly, no movement on the short story front. Everything that I have out is out at markets that I’m expecting will take a […]

April recap

| April 30, 2013

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 2 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 1 Resubmissions: 2 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 3 This month has been a bit light on the submissions, mainly because I’ve got a number of stories I’m sitting on for a […]

March recap

| April 1, 2013

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 2 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 3 Resubmissions: 2 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 2 March was a rather productive month for me. I finished one short story and sent it off to an anthology. Though the story […]

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!” […]

Friday Recap

| January 27, 2012

Progress! I worked a bit on my apocalypse story, only to realize that what I was really writing was the beginning of a YA horror(-ish) novel(la). I’m still not sure on the length, but I know that it’s longer than the scope of a short story. So I’ve put that (tentative title: The Thirteenth Year) […]

NaNo Day 1

| November 1, 2011

So I started out at the midnight write-in last night working on a sort of urban fantasy/horror novel involving vampires. I got about 1,300 words done, and called it a night. In the course of that, I switched from third person to first person, because the words just weren’t coming out in third person. Then […]