Category: Submissions



HOLY SPUMONI (and other exclamatory utterings)! I’m going to be featured at Indie Ink!

HOLY SPUMONI (and other exclamatory utterings)! I’m going to be featured at Indie Ink!

Holy wow. Well. I just got some very good news, Blog People. I’ve been very shy about submitting work, but I finally got up the nerve to submit to Story Fix. I did not die or explode. This is good news. At the same time, I must have sent the piece to Indie Ink.  IndieInk.org is an online writer and artist collective. It’s a great place to shake off the extra and just read some writing and look at some art.  I got notification this morning that my piece Try to Say No will be featured at Indie Ink. THIS IS EXCITING, OMG. It should be up first thing in the […]





Not so much a rejection as…

Not so much a rejection as…

…not winning. I have reached a new level as a writer… I have joined the ranks of the “not selected”. Yay? Back in January I decided that I was going to submit my writing to a publication. I set my goals mighty lofty and since I’d been circling the Glimmer Train wagon for awhile, I decided to submit a short piece of historical fiction called “Hero” for the Very Short Fiction Award and also the Standard Short Story (March 2011). I just read the announcement from Glimmer Train that they have announced the top three (of the Top 25) winners for January 2011. My piece was not on the list. […]




Well now there’s just the waiting…

Well now there’s just the waiting…

I finally finally made myself submit something to a print publication. I had a piece accepted at short-story.net about a year ago. I’ve been gearing up my nerve to submit to Glimmer Train and have been putting it off because I was intimidated. About once a month I pull a piece out and fiddle with it and then put it back. Well, I finally decided I was really happy with it and before I could change my mind, sent it in! I’ve entered for the Very Short Fiction award and the Standard Short Story. It will take at least 90 days to know if I’ve been accepted or rejected. So […]