A Brief Guide to Submitting to Literary Magazines

As a writer, I've written hundreds of stories and sent out thousands of submissions. I've been fortunate enough to have over two hundred stories published, but part of this fortune is the result of hard work and a thorough understanding of the submission process. When I was a new writer, I didn't have a clue … Continue reading A Brief Guide to Submitting to Literary Magazines

Unmasking a Liar: Nathaniel Tower Interviews CS DeWildt

Today I have the pleasure of uncovering some details about one of my favorite writers. CS DeWildt has been on my reading list ever since he first submitted "The Bull" to Bartleby Snopes a little over three years ago. After reading his novella Candy and Cigarettes (Vagabond Press, 2011), I was hooked and had to … Continue reading Unmasking a Liar: Nathaniel Tower Interviews CS DeWildt

How To Get a Story Rejected

So, you've written a story. What now? Well, must be time to submit it for publication, right? Before you do, here's some general advice on how to get that story rejected. What makes me an expert? Well, I've written around 300 stories in the past 5 years. Over 200 have been published, but I've also … Continue reading How To Get a Story Rejected

Mid-January Update

Here's what I've been up to in terms of writing and juggling for the first half of the first month of 2013: Writing In order to try to keep myself focused on writing something every week, I began participating in the weekly version of Write1Sub1. If your writing motivation needs a boost, check it out. … Continue reading Mid-January Update