Fall 2017 Writing Contest Roundup for Writer Unboxed

Where will you submit your fiction from now through Thanksgiving? See my latest contest roundup for Writer Unboxed. I love that my reasons to submit criteria is growing. These helps evaluate any particular opportunity beyond the surface level of who am I submitting to, do they accept simultaneous submissions, and how expensive is it? Reasons… Continue reading Fall 2017 Writing Contest Roundup for Writer Unboxed

Summer 2017 Writing Contest Roundup for Writer Unboxed

My Spring roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed was well-received and now I'm excited to be a regular contributor! Here's the Summer 2017 edition of writing contests worth your time to see you through Labor Day. I found the majority of these opportunities through Poets & Writers and Submittable's Discover. In the past I've also… Continue reading Summer 2017 Writing Contest Roundup for Writer Unboxed

Rejection from Glimmer Train

Rejection 5 on my journey to 50 submissions in 2017 came from Glimmer Train's Family Matters Contest. 50 day response time. All four of my rejections from Glimmer Train are in the 50-60 day range so I appreciate their consistency and responsiveness! Dear Arthur, We really like reading November/December Family Matters contest submissions because of the many views they… Continue reading Rejection from Glimmer Train

Worldcon 2015 Highlights

Last week, I took a pair of trains from San Francisco, CA to Spokane, WA, for Worldcon / Sasquan, my first big writing con. Two local writing friends spearheaded the trip and I jumped on an opportunity to have another scenic journey and soak up what I could! North by Rail The train north was gorgeous, just like last year's trip… Continue reading Worldcon 2015 Highlights