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 2, 2020 admin

So I finished a short story. I work as a line editor, content writer, and overall freelance writing professional. I write almost everyday, but don't always have time to focus on my personal projects. But through hard work, and re-adjusting my schedule, I finally finished a short story that I've been tinkering with for months, called 'The Cow'. And I think it's finally time to send it out into the world. This is a little nerve-wracking for me. While I am a published author, it's been several years since I queried my fiction. I know the basics, but figuring out...