So this was February 2020

1 Mar

I’ve made 100 new submissions. 72 rejections. 5 acceptances. 1 withdrawn, 0 not received.

SALES & ACCEPTANCES:-

36 Hours In The Space Force sold to B Cubed Press, Jan 20th 2020.
My Summer Holiday, By Billy Mesner (Aged 5) sold to Trouble Among the Stars, Jan 20th 2020.
Fillers was accepted by Again, Hazardous Imaginings, Feb 20th, 2020.
Mushnik’s Guitar sold to Aphotic Realm, Feb 21st, 2020.
The Shaming sold to Tell-Tale Press; Nebu Carnvale, 28th Feb, 2020.

There are currently 42 stories out in submission:-

_out in subs

PUBLISHED THIS YEAR:-

A Tooth Fairy Dreams… Aether And Ichor issue 5. Jan 1st, 2020.
It Takes A Dragon. Flash Fiction Magazine. Jan 12th, 2020.
My Summer Holiday, By Billy Mesner (Aged 5). Trouble Among The Stars issue 5. February 5th, 2020.
Super Fake. Future Syndicate II. February 6th, 2020.

THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME!

Mushnik’s Guitar will be released in Aphotic Realm, Interstellar, mid March 2020. (TBC)
Summer At Camp Long Drop will be released in Ghostlight, April 2020. (TBC)
Bastard Space will be released in Wordland 8 possibly around Easter/April 2020. (TBC)
The Shaming will be released in Tell-Tale Press; Nebu Carnvale, May 1st 2020.
Detecting Rogue Time Travellers (Practical Exam) will be released in Transmundane Press On Time anthology June 27th, 2020. (TBC)

When I get more solid dates on the to be confirmeds, I’ll announce them.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS:-

I’ve still got 15 stories left to hear back from the January Submission Challenge. There are also still 4 stories outstanding from the original September Challenge! I’ve earmarked May for the next Submission Challenge, plenty of participants reported sales and that makes me really happy.

Unless another call goes out & I get accepted, I won’t be involved in Jouth Volume 2. Frankly, I think it’s currently dead in the water & I have listed my stories as withdrawn.
Tuck & Roll in Automobilia is still on-going.
Fillers won’t be appearing in Again, Hazardous Imaginings. I was asked to do a full rewrite which I wasn’t prepared to do, especially after being told “yours is the best thus far and the most fitting for the anthology’s theme.”

One Response to “So this was February 2020”

  1. Iseult Murphy March 2, 2020 at 12:04 am #

    Yay! Great up date. I hope to make the challenge in May. I didn’t send anything out in January. It was terrible.

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