Tag: Rejection Letters

Submission Statement: July 2020

Little late with this one, but here’re my July submission endeavors. July 2020 Report Card Submissions Sent: 4 Rejections: 5 Acceptances: 1 Publications: 1 More rejections than submissions is indicative of a not-so-stellar month. The four submission in July puts me behind the eight-ball… Continue Reading “Submission Statement: July 2020”

Rejection Reflection: Is This Market for Me?

One of the toughest questions writers sometimes ask themselves is if a particular publisher is a good market for their work. When the form rejections pile up, you begin to wonder if maybe they just aren’t into your style, voice, tone, etc. That’s entirely… Continue Reading “Rejection Reflection: Is This Market for Me?”

Flash Fiction or Short Stories: Which Is Rejected More?

A little over a month ago, I published a post called How Long Does It Take to Sell a Story? In that post I charted out how long it took me in days to sell some of my published flash fiction and short stories.… Continue Reading “Flash Fiction or Short Stories: Which Is Rejected More?”

Weeks of Writing: 7/6/20 to 7/26/20

Way, way behind on these, but here are my writing endeavors for the past three weeks. Words to Write By This week’s quote is from Stephen King. I’ve used this one before, but it’s one of my favorites, so I’m using it again. 🙂… Continue Reading “Weeks of Writing: 7/6/20 to 7/26/20”

Submission Journal: The Bad Year

I’ve been submitting short stories pretty regularly for the last seven years, and my acceptance percentage is usually between fifteen and twenty percent, except for one strange, terrible year. In 2017 I managed only a measly 7% acceptance rate. But why? Well, first some… Continue Reading “Submission Journal: The Bad Year”

Rejection Letter Roundup: The Rejectance

Yeah, I know. Rejectance isn’t a word (well not a proper one, anyway), but as you might have suspected, it’s a portmanteau of rejection and acceptance. So, how do you get a rejection and an acceptance at the same time? Let me show you.… Continue Reading “Rejection Letter Roundup: The Rejectance”

Weeks of Writing: 6/22/20 to 7/5/20

A week behind, but here are my writing endeavors for the past fortnight. Words to Write By This week’s quote is from Stephen King. “Write with the door closed, rewrite with the door open.” —Stephen King This quote is one that I wholeheartedly agree… Continue Reading “Weeks of Writing: 6/22/20 to 7/5/20”

Submission Statement: June 2020

Another month come and gone. Here’s a breakdown of my short story endeavors for June. June 2020 Report Card Submissions Sent: 4 Rejections: 5 Acceptances: 1 Publications: 0 A lackluster month, unfortunately. I needed to get 8 submissions to stay on track for 100… Continue Reading “Submission Statement: June 2020”

A Week of Writing: 6/15/20 to 6/21/20

Hey, all, here’s my weekly writing report card. Words to Write By This week’s quote is from Julie Andrews. “Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” —Julie Andrews Julie Andrews may not have been talking about writing, but the sentiment certainly applies.… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 6/15/20 to 6/21/20”

A Week of Writing: 6/8/20 to 6/14/20

Way late, but here’s another quick look at the writing week that was. Words to Write By This week’s quote comes from author Anne Lamott. “Get it all down. Let it pour out of you and onto the page. Write an incredibly shitty, self-indulgent,… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 6/8/20 to 6/14/20”

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