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 EmlynChand.com.  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. http://softwhisp.blogspot.com/2010/02/deadly-love-be-mine-anthology-available.html 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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