Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Million Writers Award

“Three-Quarters Martian” was selected as one of The Million Writers Award Notable Stories of 2011 CR Hodges Advertisements

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Mythica Book Review: Norse Code, by Greg van Eekhout

Writers need to read.  It’s easy for us to get to focused on writing (e.g. my recent obsession with writing rejections) but we can no more write without reading than a musician can play a tuba without listening to an umpa band … Continue reading

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Rejection number 100–short and simple

Three years in the making, rejection number 100 is finally here, short and simple and distinctly a form letter.  “The Trillionaire” earned the dubious honor. “Thank you for your submission to xxxx.  Unfortunately, we have decided not to accept your … Continue reading

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Rejection number 100–not yet. An acceptance!

Rejection number 100 will have to wait another day, for an acceptance snuck into its place.  Sneaky. A 47 word story, but an acceptance nonetheless, and a new record for me in terms of payment per word. “Thanks for entering … Continue reading

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Rejection number 99–not what we’re looking for

Rejection number 99 was yet another form letter, this time for “Queen Meabh.” “Thank you for the opportunity to read “Queen Meabh.” Unfortunately, your story isn’t quite what we’re looking for right now. In the past, we’ve provided detailed feedback on our … Continue reading

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