Saturday, August 31, 2013

It's Been Awhile

I have not blogged in over two months. Good intentions to write entries once a week have been waylaid by everyday life. In other words, I have been busy over the last few months. 

Busy with life, but also busy with writing.

I have been working on my short stories and submitting them to magazines.  Some encouraging rejections have landed in my inbox, but no acceptances. I'm encouraged enough by the positive feedback in my rejections to keep submitting. 

One short story market asks for a query prior to sending them your short story. I'm stumped with this guideline, except to say a query for a short story must be more compact than a query for a novel. I will give it as try, as I think my story would fit perfectly in this magazine. 

I have finished editing my novel and it is with a beta reader right now.  I'm interested in hearing about what works and what does not.  At this juncture, I am blind to my writing in my novel.  I will soon start the re-query process and continue working on novel number two. 

This is all for now. Happy writing all! 




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