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June Tally

Here’s my monthly tally for June: 12,300 new words of fiction written this month. 1 12 first drafts currently in progress. 2 3 first drafts currently “ripening” before second draft. 3 0 second drafts currently in progress 1 second draft currently in the hands of “trusted readers.” 0 third drafts […]

“What Survives” at Fish Publishing

My drabble “What Survives” made the Short List in the Fish Publishing Microfiction Showcase competition. Normally I wouldn’t publicly announce just being shortlisted, but it happens that they post the full text of the shortlisted drabbles as well as of the winners.  So it’s a kind of publication.  You can read the drabble […]

Tally for May

Here’s my monthly tally for May: 12,100 new words of fiction written this month. 1 11 first drafts currently in progress. 2 2 first drafts currently “ripening” before second draft. 3 0 second drafts currently in progress 0 second drafts currently in the hands of “trusted readers.” 1 third draft […]

Going to WWC

I’ll be attending the Wesleyan Writers Conference, June 15-20. The novelist Alexander Chee will be my faculty reader. It’s going to be a bit breathless, as I’ll have to teach two night classes in Providence on the 16th and 17th (a grand total of eight hours driving, probably not getting […]

April Tally

Here’s my monthly tally for April: 9,100 new words of fiction written this month. * 10 first drafts currently in progress. † 2 first drafts currently “ripening” before second draft. ** 0 second drafts currently in progress 0 second drafts currently in the hands of “trusted readers.” 1 third draft […]

Monthly Tally for March

As I’ve seen others do here, I’m going to begin posting a monthly tally of words written, submissions made, etc., just to keep me honest. Here’s the tally for March: 3,300 words of fiction written this month.* 10 stories currently submitted to markets 60 words in shortest story currently submitted.** […]

Highly Visible Fantasy Markets

This is a follow-up to my earlier post about SF markets.  Using very similar filters, I’ve come up with a list of highly visible fantasy markets. There are some horror markets thrown in there, as some filters didn’t separate the two. Markets with stories nominated for World Fantasy Awards 2006: […]

Highly Visible SF Markets

I’ve been looking at markets for short science fiction, trying to see which are “prominent” or “highly visible.”  I used four different filters, which came up with different results. Markets with stories that received Hugo nominations for 2007: Market Nominations Asimovs 10 Jim Baen’s Universe 1 F&SF 1 Strange Horizons […]