I just got the word that is going to buy my story "Selected Program Notes from the Retrospective Exhibition of Theresa Rosenberg Latimer" for Clockwork Phoenix 4. Very happy. This is my second sale to Mike; my story "Lineage" appeared in Clockwork Phoenix 3 in 2010. My 2012 report […]
I’m very pleased to report that Strange Horizons has bought my story, “Hear the Enemy, My Daughter”. SH is just about the perfect market for this piece. The first draft was written with the support of my Kickstarter project. (Yes, it takes me a long time to move from first […]
My story “Keeping Tabs” will appear in the Fourth Quarter 2011 (October) issue of Abyss & Apex magazine. This was my Week 2 Clarion story, a real stretch for me in voicing. I’m thrilled.
I’m pleased to say that Digital Science Fiction, a new online anthology, just bought my short story "The Tortoise Parliament".
Here is my personal fiction report for 2010: I wrote 80,700 words of new fiction this year. This figure is a little misleading, because it doesn’t include rewrite work. Still, it’s worse than either 2009 or 2008. I completed: 10 first drafts 4 second drafts 4 third drafts […]
I’m pleased to report that The Drabblecast just bought my flash story, "Six Drabbles of Separation." Drabblecast is a seriously cool venue, and what’s even cooler is that the story is the result of an intensive collaborative process between editor Norm Sherman and me. I had sent several 100-word drabbles […]
I’m very pleased to announce that the online literary journal Newport Review will publish my story "Conflagration" in its Spring/Summer issue. "Conflagration" was one of my two Clarion submission stories. The other was "Liza’s Home," which is in the current issue of GUD. And while I encourage y’all to shell […]
Here are my monthly statistics for February: 5,500 new words of fiction written this month. 1 22 first drafts currently in progress. 2 1 first draft currently "ripening" before second draft. 3 5 second drafts currently in progress 0 second drafts currently in the hands of […]
My combined mail and e-mail contained six writing-related documents today: The contract and check from for "Lineage"; One form rejection; One personal rejection; One e-mail from a slush reader saying, "I like it, but the editor won’t, but I’ll send it along anyway"; One submission acknowledgement […]
I’m happy to announce that Odyssey Magazine has bought my flash fiction story, "The First Day of Spring." Odyssey: Adventures in Science is a magazine for "young adventurers" aged 10-16. Each monthly issue has a theme. My story, which concerns the beginnings of prehistoric agriculture, will appear in the October issue, whose theme […]
I’ve just learned that my story, "The Never Fair" (3,100 words) will appear in the June issue of Niteblade. Nice for a dad to get a gift on Mother’s Day…
I just got the word that my story “Calibration” (a “hard” SF story) will appear in the Futures feature of Nature Physics, probably this Summer.