A poem to honour reaching forty writing rejections this year. Rejection quotations Thank you for your submission. On this occasion your story hasn't made it. I'm sorry to disappoint you. It’s just a competition. I have read and thought about the poems you sent me, but I'm not keeping them. I'm sorry to report we … Continue reading Rejection quotations
One busy little writing fishie
A writing update
My horror short story Overwritten has now been published in issue 81 of Andromeda Spaceways Magazine. The edition is available here for purchase. It's a nice start to the year. Although it's only 14 days into January it feels like it's been a Covid Blurvember long with *waves hands at the world* everything that's gone … Continue reading Fiction fuel
Another writing update.
As foretold by the publisher some months ago so it has come to pass: another one of my stories has been published this very day. It's the same process each time, and every time different. Write, edit, submit, hope, hope and hope. Wait, wait, and wait before the acceptance that is never inevitable. More like … Continue reading Stories within circles
Another link to another piece of my newly published writing.
On death and writing and bells and Australian TV.
In which I find out another poem has been published.
In recent publishing news a poem I had accepted for Frost Meadow Review a few months ago is published and available now in volume six. Apologies to digital readers but the edition is in paper only here. Never fear though, I am currently liaising with editors on a short story that will be published soon, … Continue reading Write here, write now