Tag: Aeryn Rudel

Acts of War: Aftershock – Week 13 Update

Here we are at week thirteen, and despite a mile case of triskaidekaphobia, we’re one week closer to the July release of Acts of War: Aftershock. Progress: The first draft is still under review with Privateer Press, a process that can take some time… Continue Reading “Acts of War: Aftershock – Week 13 Update”

Excerpt: “Caroline” from Red Sun Magazine #3

My story “Caroline” was just published in Red Sun Magazine #3, and it’s the cover story. The you can check out that cover below by the incredibly talented Mitchell Malloy. The piece perfectly captures a scene from “Caroline,” not to mention the overall tone… Continue Reading “Excerpt: “Caroline” from Red Sun Magazine #3″

Acts of War: Aftershock – Week 12 Update

Twelve weeks down as we march steadily toward the July release of Acts of War: Aftershock. Progress: No real progress on my end this week. The manuscript is with Privateer Press and under review. I suspect I’ll get the draft back with notes and… Continue Reading “Acts of War: Aftershock – Week 12 Update”

Submission Statement: February 2017

February was a busy month submission-wise, though a somewhat frustrating one as well. Here’s how I did. February 2017 Report Card Submissions Sent: 9 Rejections: 7 Acceptances: 0 Publications: 0 Yep, no acceptances or publications this month. In fact, this is the first month I’ve… Continue Reading “Submission Statement: February 2017”

Acts of War: Aftershock – Week 11 Update

Eleven weeks and I have a true first draft, something I can show other human beings without shame or terror (well, maybe a little terror). Progress: I’ve finished my read-through of the first draft of Acts of War: Aftershock, fixed the errors I found,… Continue Reading “Acts of War: Aftershock – Week 11 Update”

Rejections: The Bad Beats

A question I’m often asked with regards to my blog is: Do rejections still bother you? The answer is largely no, they don’t. Form rejections, especially, barely register anymore, and at this point, they are little more than a notification to send the story somewhere… Continue Reading “Rejections: The Bad Beats”

Acts of War: Aftershock – Week 10 Update

Now that the first draft of Acts of War: Aftershock is complete, I’m busy doing my initial read-through and proof. These updates will change a little from the ones you’ve been reading, and we’ll focus more on the revision and editing process. In addition,… Continue Reading “Acts of War: Aftershock – Week 10 Update”

Multi-Sub Publishers: Skip or Submit?

Occasionally, you will run into literary or genre markets that accept multiple submissions, where you can submit two, three, or more stories at the same time. These markets are pretty rare in my experience, much rarer than markets that accept simultaneous submissions. In general, they… Continue Reading “Multi-Sub Publishers: Skip or Submit?”

Acts of War: Aftershock – Week 9 Update

The first draft of Acts of War: Aftershock is complete. Well, complete-ish. More on that below. Here’s my report card for week nine. Progress: I wrote 5,864 words and ended on chapter 35. As I said above, the first draft of the novel is… Continue Reading “Acts of War: Aftershock – Week 9 Update”

Writing Acts of War II – Week 8 Update

Eight weeks of steady writing has nearly brought me to the finish line on the first draft of Acts of War: Aftershock. One more week ought to do it. Here’s how I did for week eight. Progress: I managed 11,282 words and ended on… Continue Reading “Writing Acts of War II – Week 8 Update”

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