Tag: Rejectomancy

Night Walk Wednesday: Small Evil

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 tale is “Small Evil.” How it Started If you’ve read previous installments in this series, you can… Continue Reading “Night Walk Wednesday: Small Evil”

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”

My Ever-Elusive Muse or Writing When I Don’t Want To

A topic I see come up a fair bit in writerly circles is the question of whether you should write only when you’re in the mood, i.e., feeling inspired, creative, and so on. Some writers do only write when their muses are sitting on… Continue Reading “My Ever-Elusive Muse or Writing When I Don’t Want To”

Night Walk Wednesday: Time Waits for One Man

Welcome to another installment of Night Walk Wednesday, where I’ll talk about the submission journey of a story from my flash fiction anthology Night Walk & Other Dark Paths. This week’s story is “Time Waits for One Man.” How it Started This is yet another… Continue Reading “Night Walk Wednesday: Time Waits for One Man”

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”

A Week of Writing: 4/19/21 to 4/25/21

Another week of writing in the books. Here’s how I did. Night Walk My my flash fiction collection Night Walk & Other Dark Paths released last week, and so it gets top billing for this installment of my weekly writerly report (we’ll return to the… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 4/19/21 to 4/25/21”

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”

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