It seems publishing things have kept up the momentum of 2020. Yes, there have been the expected rejections, but there was a long awaited publication. Also, new things are going on. New as in my first acceptance for 2021! Voila, the 2021 stats: Acceptance: 1Rejections: 9Pending: 15 This new acceptance is a short story that … Continue reading Momentum 21
2021 writing goals
I recently completed and repeated watching 2018’s Trust which was all kinds of entertaining and troubling. I know, I'm late to this, but it's still very much worth a review. For a story I knew guessed the basic arc for, there was so much tension and clever story telling. As a narrative, or as three … Continue reading Family is never finished
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
Publication Day means a link to my story in The Raconteur Review.
It's that time again, when we deep dive into the spam folder to investigate bot comments for fun and education and fun. Dunno about you, but it feels as though there's a kind of collective relief feeling sweeping around the world right now. Like something momentous has happened that just might have potential to relieve … Continue reading Commendations and things
Yet another writing update.
Just what it says on the box: reviews of some newer releases and older films.
You know how it is, no sooner than you update the writing situation, and bid a fond adieu to September and bam, October announces itself with a story acceptance. A few posts ago I wrote about two short stories I was having a bit of a time placing in publications. This is because these two … Continue reading The way it is
It happens in the writing life where projects are delayed, writing tasks are suspended, and deadlines are missed. It happens with my own self imposed writing timelines and it happens to the publishers and journals I submit my work to. Frankly, such delays and misadventures are because life happens, and it is happening pretty hard … Continue reading Life and writing happens