Brand-new year, and not a bad start. One story published, one story sold for publication later this year, three promising short stories in the works, and slow but steady progress tweaking last year’s NaNo novel.
The January Scoreboard:
1 January: Submitted “A Quiet Afternoon at the Alabaster County Ladies’ Sewing Circle and Patchwork Society” to Flash Fiction Online
13 January: Withdrew “Stress Reaction” from Darwin’s Evolutions (magazine closed)
13 January: Submitted “Stress Reaction” to RayGun Revival
28 January: 93-day rejection from Alternative Coordinates for “At My Table”
28 January: 41-day acceptance from Kaleidotrope for “The Silver Tree,” scheduled for publication late 2009/early 2010.
28 January: Submitted “At My Table” to Escape Clause
Still awaiting responses from Tower of Light Fantasy for “The Curse,” Doorways Magazine for “Prison Dreams,” and A Fly in Amber for “One Smile at a Time.”
“Our Lady of Chagrin” is scheduled for publication in Beyond Centauri in April 2009.
Links to all my stories online or in print and to the fine publications hosting them are listed on my Publications page.