March 27, 2020 admin

It's one thing to get a list of excellent publications that are accepting stories with your theme and word count. It's another thing altogether to find a publication that might actually like your submission. In order to determine which magazines on my list fall into that second category, there's only one thing to do: actually read the stories they publish. I'm going to read the latest editions of each magazine, then ask myself three questions: What type of fiction do they normally publish?  Do they publish authors who write like me? Is there any reason why they might not publish...

March 23, 2020 admin

Ohio is going to have two weeks of Shelter In Place, starting at midnight tonight and I need to get several things taken care of before that happens. The next step in my #publishpath series will go up late Tuesday or early Wednesday. We'll go back to the regular Monday updates next week.

March 16, 2020 admin

Last week I asked you to take a serious look at your finished story, and determine what type of story it is. This week I'm going to give you my stats: Genre (If Any) : Literary / Horror Word Count: 6000 General Audience: Adult Fiction Readers with strong stomachs General Tone: Unsettling So now that I know what stats I have, I can bring out the big guns, and start creating a rough list of all the places I want to start submitting the work. Pictured: The Big Guns I'm going to be submitting to literary magazines featured in the...