Category: My Work

100 Submissions: A Quick Look

This morning, I sent my 100th submission for 2021. This is a goal I set or myself each year, and I generally fall short, but 2021 has proven productive in this area, so here we are. In this blog post, I’ll give you a… Continue Reading “100 Submissions: A Quick Look”

A Week of Writing: 11/1/21 to 11/7/21

First week of November is history. Here’s how I did. Words to Write By Another quote from one of my faves, Elmore Leonard.  I think the best advice I give is to try not to write. Try not to overwrite, try not to make… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 11/1/21 to 11/7/21”

Submission Statement: October 2021

October is no more. Let’s dive in. October 2021 Report Card Submissions Sent: 5 Rejections: 5 Acceptances: 0 Publications: 1 Further Consideration/Shortlist: 1 After sending 18 submissions in September, I slowed down a lot, and only sent 5 in October. Some of that is… Continue Reading “Submission Statement: October 2021”

A Week of Writing: 10/25/21 to 10/31/21

The final week of October has come and gone. Here’s how I did. Words to Write By This week’s quote is comes from Carol Leifer.  “As a writer, the worst thing you can do is work in an environment of fear of rejection.” —Carol… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 10/25/21 to 10/31/21”

Aeryn’s Archives: Dead by Dawn (Dungeon #176)

Been a while since I’ve done one of these, but since I just finished a 5E adventure for Privateer Press, I thought I’d delve back into my gaming career and what might be the most well known thing I’ve done in that arena. This… Continue Reading “Aeryn’s Archives: Dead by Dawn (Dungeon #176)”

A Week of Writing: 10/18/21 to 10/24/18

One more week with my nose to the writerly grindstone. Here’s how that looks. Words to Write By This week’s quote is comes from Richard Bach.  “A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.”  – Richard Bach Yeah, I know I’ve used this… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 10/18/21 to 10/24/18”

Weeks of Writing: 9/27/21 to 10/18/21

Got a little behind on these, so here’s three-weeks of writerly doings. Words to Write By This week’s quote is comes from Carl Sandburg.  “Beware of advice–even this.”  – Carl Sandburg The writing world abounds with folks giving advice. Hell, I do it all… Continue Reading “Weeks of Writing: 9/27/21 to 10/18/21”

Submission Statement: September 2021

September is no more, but it was a good month in submission land. Let’s take a look. September 2021 Report Card Submissions Sent: 18 Rejections: 15 Acceptances: 2 Publications: 0 Further Consideration: 0 This might be the most subs I’ve ever sent in a… Continue Reading “Submission Statement: September 2021”

A Week of Writing: 9/20/21 to 9/26/21

The last full week of September was a busy one. Here’s how I did. Words to Write By This week’s quote is about rejection for reasons that will soon be clear. It comes from novelist James Lee Burke.  “Every rejection is incremental payment on… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 9/20/21 to 9/26/21”

600 Submissions: By the Numbers

Yesterday, I sent my 600th submission since I’ve been tracking them through Duotrope, a period of roughly nine and a half years. I always take a deep dive into the numbers when I hit these little milestones, so that’s what we’re doing today. Here’s… Continue Reading “600 Submissions: By the Numbers”

%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this: