Tag: Acceptance Letters

Submission Statement: April 2020

Okay, let’s get accountable again. Here’s a breakdown of my submission endeavors for April. April 2020 Report Card Submissions Sent: 8 Rejections: 9 Acceptances: 2 Publications: 3 Pretty good month, really. I’m a tad off my pace of 100 subs for the year, but…

Submission Spotlight: Payday

On this installment of Submission Spotlight we’re going to talk about what happens after the blessed event of an acceptance and it’s time for you to get paid. Sounds simple, right? It usually is, but there are some things to be aware of before…

Submission Statement: October 2019

Finally getting one of these out in a timely manner. Here are my submission endeavors (and results) from October. October 2019 Report Card Submissions Sent: 6 Rejections: 8 Acceptances: 1 Publications: 1 I’m still behind on my goal to reach 100 subs for the…

Acceptomancy?

I assume you’re all quite familiar with the term rejectomancy (or at least how I interpret it). I’ve spent years and a slightly embarrassing number of blog posts talking about what rejections mean, but what about acceptances? What if we turned our overly optimistic,…

The Rejection Reversal with Michael Bracken

The accomplished and prolific Michael Bracken reached out to me recently to share a type of publisher response he’d never received before. If Michael Bracken, award-winning author of over 1,200 short stories and several novels, has never seen it, it’s probably pretty unique, right?…

Submission Statement: June 2018

June was another active month that kept me well ahead of pace for my goal of 100 submissions for the year. Here’s the down and dirty. June 2018 Report Card Submissions Sent: 12 Rejections: 10 Acceptances: 1 Publications: 1 Other: 1 Twelve submissions is…

New Author Starter Kit – Acceptance Prep

Last week, I listed six things you need before you send out those first submissions in New Author Starter Kit – Submission Prep. Today, I’ve put together a few things you’ll need when one of those submissions is accepted for publication. From (much) experience…

Submission Statement: April 2018

Although not as good as March, April was a solid month that featured a little but of everything. Lots of submissions, some rejections, an acceptance, and a few other bits and pieces. April 2018 Report Card Submissions Sent: 13 Rejections: 10 Acceptances: 3 Publications:…

A Week of Writing: 4/2/18 to 4/8/18

Another week has come and gone, and here are my writing triumphs and failures laid bare for your amusement and edification. The Novel So, uh, yeah, I’m like writing this horror novel with a desired goal of 15,000 words a week and a minimum…

Submission Statement: March 2018

I often start these submission statements with a subtle (or not-so subtle) complaint about my production for the month. Well, not this time. March was a really good month, one of the best of my short story submittin’ career. March 2018 Report Card Submissions…

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