Sunday, April 24, 2011

a surprise anthology inclusion

a work published online has been selected for inclusion in an ebook to be released later this year.

way cool.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Quote for 4-21-2011

You can make anything by writing.
— C.S. Lewis

hit and miss

Got another story off to an anthology on the list. I missed a deadline this week -- well, I had to think if I wanted to pay the reading fee and I decided I didn't so actually I let a deadline pass --for an anthology and the story I had hoped would get finished for the anthology for which I received an extended deadline didn't get done. I actually got sick and did not get well enough to do anything until the day following the deadline. LOL and shaking my head.

Oh well, that's the way it goes.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

another anthology acceptance


I have 23 more listed that I want to submit to-- due date is tomorrow for one and Saturday for another and I want to make that one since the publisher is cutting me some slack -- we'll see what happens. This week, lots of personal stuff and the semester's winding down, lots of grade calculating and misc.

Another decision is supposed to be made by the end of the month and another story accepted for another anthology appears to in limbo-land, hopefully that is just for the moment.

So off to write some more I am.

Well after I read student papers.

Quote for 4-14-2011

A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.

--Rita Mae Brown

I need a story

Today is a deadline for a themed journal and I have a very rough draft of a short piece which I may or may not be able to mold into something submissable.

There was an anthology that I wanted to submit to, deadline passed. I wrote the publisher and was told if I could get it in by this weekend, they'd give it a look. So I need a story on Saturday too!

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Quote for 4-05-2011

You may be able to take a break from writing, but you won't be able to take a break from being a writer.

--Stephen Leigh

not the way to start a morning

a "no"-- a nice one, but a "no" just the same:(