Website Change Incoming… eventually

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I decided I wanted to do more with my site than a basic blog, as I expand my writing into my actual career. Specifically, I want to add the option to sign up to a mailing list, and I’d eventually like to add more features like a better landing page and (when I have something to sell) the ability to sell my …

Plans are smashed…

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As I mentioned in my last post, I’d planned to finish a story to submit to WOTF next quarter, then start working on a novel. (I want to clarify that I’m in no way saying I’ve mastered short story writing yet, just that the skills I want to master involve novels, so I want to focus on that.) What I …

No Sales Yet…

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I’ve submitted “Four Minutes” to (in order) Lightspeed, Clarkesworld, and now Daily Science Fiction. I’m hopeful for Daily Science Fiction, as the story is short and seems to fit their style. It also got an ‘OMG I love this’ from my first reader, so I’m hopeful it’s my best story yet. 🙂 Desperate Upload was rejected at Orson Scott Card’s …

Story done!

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I finished off the story I’ve been working on this morning. Since this isn’t one I plan to submit to Writers of the Future, I feel safe mentioning the title: Four Minutes. It came to around 1800 words, which is still well short of my self-imposed upper limit of 2500. I’m still not sure about it, but I trust my …

Another Update

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There’s not much to report as of yet as far as selling my last stories go. Desperate Upload is still at IGMS at 24 days. My 2nd Quarter entry to Writers of the Future is also still with them as the second quarter isn’t even over for another month yet. Last week, however, Desperate Upload was up for critique at Critters …