Tag: Rejection Letters

Weeks of Writing: 4/26/21 to 5/9/21

Catching up the last two weeks of winterly endeavors. Here’s how I did. Words to Write By This week’s quote comes from Ray Bradbury. “Just write every day of your life. Read intensely. Then see what happens. Most of my friends who are put… Continue Reading “Weeks of Writing: 4/26/21 to 5/9/21”

Submission Statement: April 2021

April is a wrap. Here’s how I did. April 2021 Report Card Submissions Sent: 6 Rejections: 8 Acceptances: 2 Publications: 3 Further Consideration: 0 I would have liked to have sent a few more submissions in April, but six ain’t too bad, and I… Continue Reading “Submission Statement: April 2021”

Rejection Letter Rundown: The Reprint Rejection

Been a while since I talked about the specific types of rejections a writer might receive, but here’s one that falls into kind of a unique category: the reprint rejection. It’s unique because it’s a story you know at least one editor/publisher liked enough… Continue Reading “Rejection Letter Rundown: The Reprint Rejection”

Night Walk Wednesday: The Night, Forever, and Us

Welcome to Night Walk Wednesday, where I talk about the submission journey of a story from my flash fiction anthology Night Walk & Other Dark Paths. This week’s story is “The Night, Forever, and Us.” How it Started For once, this story did NOT start… Continue Reading “Night Walk Wednesday: The Night, Forever, and Us”

Night Walk Wednesday: Where They Belong

Welcome to another installment of Night Walk Wednesday, where I’ll talk about the submission journey of a story from my upcoming flash fiction anthology Night Walk & Other Dark Paths. This week’s story is “Where They Belong.” How it Started Yep. You guessed it. This… Continue Reading “Night Walk Wednesday: Where They Belong”

A Week of Writing: 4/12/21 to 4/18/21

Another week of writing come and gone. Here’s how I did. Words to Write By This week’s quote comes from novelist Doris Lessing. “There are no laws for the novel. There never have been, nor can there ever be.” —Doris Lessing If you’re writing… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 4/12/21 to 4/18/21”

The Rejection Streak: An Analysis

In the first quarter of 2021 (and a bit before), I endured 23 rejections in a row. One of the longest streaks of not for us’s and we’re gonna pass’s in my career. That streak has since ended, and I have two acceptances so… Continue Reading “The Rejection Streak: An Analysis”

Night Walk Wednesday: When the Lights Go On

Welcome to the next installment of Night Walk Wednesday, where I’ll talk about the submission journey of a story from my upcoming flash fiction anthology Night Walk & Other Dark Paths. This week’s story is “When the Lights Go On”. How it Started “When the… Continue Reading “Night Walk Wednesday: When the Lights Go On”

A Week of Writing: 4/5/21 to 4/11/21

Two weeks into April. Here’s how I did. Words to Write By This week’s quote comes from Herman Wouk. “I try to write a certain amount each day, five days a week. A rule sometimes broken is better than no rule.” ~ Herman Wouk… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 4/5/21 to 4/11/21”

Night Walk Wednesday: Things That Grow

Welcome to the next installment of Night Walk Wednesday, where I’ll talk about the submission journey of a story from my upcoming flash fiction anthology Night Walk & Other Dark Paths. The first story we’re going to discuss is “Things That Grow.” How it Started… Continue Reading “Night Walk Wednesday: Things That Grow”

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