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November 2021 Recap

| December 2, 2021

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 148 Acceptances received: 3 Rejections received: 98 (+3) Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 82 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 127 November was a little abnormal, primarily because I was working on a NaNoWriMo novel, which threw off pretty much […]

What I’m Reading, Watching, and Listening To, November 2021 Edition

| November 10, 2021

Reading: I’ve been cruising through books for reviews recently, as I got several review requests in a row. Then I’ll move on to some books I picked up because they looked awesome (and I’ll review those too). Watching: We tore through the final episodes of Lucifer (SO GOOD), so we’re awaiting¬†Hawkeye soon, plus miscellaneous episodes […]

Fun for Friday: November Writing Prompts

| October 29, 2021

It’s almost November, so it’s time for the new month’s writing prompts! This month, the words aren’t on a November theme, but you’re certainly welcome to integrate November themes into your pieces. After the super Halloween themed October words, though, I definitely need a break from themes! If you’re doing NaNoWriMo or another November challenge, […]

November 2020 Recap

| December 3, 2020

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 147 Acceptances received: 4 Rejections received: 97 Stories withdrawn: 1 (+9) Resubmissions: 156 New Submissions: 9 Stories out at the end of the month: 199 I went on a big submissions push in November, so I have a lot more resubmissions and new submissions. […]

Fun for Friday: November 2020 Writing Prompts

| October 30, 2020

Here comes November, with autumn and winter temperatures and holidays in their wake in most of North America! This month’s prompts reflect the late autumn/early winter nature of November, and also include some holiday-related words and also some random words. I’ve also included a lovely Japanese maple photo that might give you some ideas for […]

November 2019 Recap

| December 3, 2019

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 163 Acceptances received: 2 Rejections received: 91 Stories withdrawn: 6 (+2) Resubmissions: 88 New Submissions: 27 Stories out at the end of the month: 177 November was not an easy month. I spent the first few days at a convention. When I got home, […]

Fun for Friday: November 2019 Writing Prompts

| October 25, 2019

It’s time for the November 2019 writing prompts, which are a mix of random prompts with some themed prompts for November events this month. Hopefully, they’ll provide some fun options for you. If you’re doing NaNoWriMo this November, you could try to work one or more of the words into your writing each day of […]