Category Archives: Submission Success

Writerly Quote of the Day – Asimov

“Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers” – Isaac Asimov In Hamlet, Shakespeare said “brevity is the soul of wit.” Today, and quite possibly for the next unforeseen future, I will be brief. It turns out that blogging, … Continue reading

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My Interview with Emlyn Chand

Today instead of featuring an up and coming author I get to be featured in my own interview over at  If you want to learn more of the nitty gritty about me go on over and check it out.  … Continue reading

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Personal advice from a Pro

Back at the beginning of this year when I was finishing the rough draft of the manuscript and feeling very optimistic about finishing my first novel, I sent off an email to best-selling author Brandon Sanderson.  For those who don’t … Continue reading

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Daily Writers Challenge: How to Hook Your Readers (via Uphill Writing)

After this post vacation is officially over. It was really nice to step out of the flow of normal life for a while, but like all things it had to end. I’ll spend some time Monday sharing all the fun … Continue reading

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“Small Victories” Published!

I just peeked at the latest issue of Soft Whispers and my latest short story has been included.  They are still at a phase where they still take just about everything, but I’m not complaining.  All the other entries are … Continue reading

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The Weekly Review #2

Didn’t I just write one of these? Yikes, time does fly when you have something to work on.  The big manuscript passed 40,000 words today, a lot of the writing lately has been very poor.  More a skeleton than a … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Anthology

The Valentine’s Day Anthology “Deadly Love, Be Mine” is available today at the Soft Whispers website. They used Scribd to publish so you’ll have to scroll through to read the entries. My piece is entitled “Love You to Pieces” … Continue reading

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Patience is a Virtue…

Good news, the literary blog where I submitted a short story has decided to include it the Valentine’s Day Anthology entitled “Deadly Love, Be Mine”.  It goes public this Sunday and I will post a link to the page.  I … Continue reading

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The Little Writer that Could

Took a mini break from my big manuscript to try writing a bit of flash fiction for a submission. Having not submitted anything anywhere, (unless you count High School, I don’t) writing and editing took on a new thrill. It … Continue reading

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