The Road to Publication

The Road: Mile 5 – Dealing with the Response

So you’ve done all the hard work, hours sunk into writing, editing, selecting a market, formatting and finally — finally, you clicked send.  Hopefully, you recorded this submission on Duotrope.  And then all you can do is sit back and wait. Or, start the process all over again on another story, which is actually a… Continue reading The Road: Mile 5 – Dealing with the Response

The Road to Publication

The Road: Mile 3 – Select a Market (Part 3)

Last time, we discussed the issue of payment when selecting a market to submit your stories to.  Today, I want to discuss a few ways to tell the difference between the good, the bad and the ugly markets (hey – cliches are allowed in blog writing, not fiction, right?). Especially if you’re considering submitting to… Continue reading The Road: Mile 3 – Select a Market (Part 3)

The Road to Publication · Writing

The Road: Mile 3 – Select a Market (Part 1)

It is at this point, selecting a market to submit your story to, that I’ll slow down and begin to take my time a bit more.  There’s so much that goes into picking what publication to submit your story to, and I’d really like to delve a bit deeper into each aspect. In today’s post,… Continue reading The Road: Mile 3 – Select a Market (Part 1)