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Tag Archives: tor.com
Response Times and Professional Magazines
Yesterday I withdrew a story from a market because we were starting to near the one year mark, and the couple of queries I’d made all got the usual “It’s in the queue, we’re swamped, just a little longer” reply. I don’t mind waiting a little longer, but I do mind when it gets used to keep you going for months. So that’s cool, and no hard feelings over them having sat on it a while. But here’s the reply I got regarding the withdrawal.
Posted in career Tagged rejections, submission times, tor.com 7 Comments
Recent Online Reading: Short Notes about Short Stories
I loved Kris Dikeman’s Silent, Still and Cold in Beneath Ceaseless Skies. It has a high fantasy sensibility mixed with zombies, which always seems like a win-win to me. Also in this month’s issue is Jesse Bullington’s The Adventures of Ernst, Who Began a Man, Became a Cyclops, and Finished A Hero. Continue reading
Posted in online fiction Tagged abyss & apex, ada milenkovic brown, alex dally mcfarlane, alter s. reiss, amal el-mohtar, beneath ceaseless skies, c.j. cherryh, colum paget, corinne duyvis, crossed genres, daily science fiction, gavin grant, high fantasy, j. kathleen cheney, jesse bullington, joselle vanderhooft, ken scholes, kij johnson, kindle, kristine dikeman, lightspeed magazine, mythpunk, online fiction, peter m. ball, philip brewer, redstone science fiction, rose lemberg, shweta narayan, strange horizons, tanith lee, therese arkenburg, tor.com, vylar kaftan, zombies 3 Comments
Reflecting on the Past Year
A look at 2010, including fantasy and SF short story publications and podcasts, and some hints about stuff forthcoming in 2011. Continue reading
Posted in daily life Tagged 2020 visions, beneath ceaseless skies, bill moran, clockwork fairies, clockwork phoenix, crossed genres, daily science fiction, endeavour award, every day fiction, expanded horizons, gregory manchess, lightspeed, Mbrane, mike allen, redstone science fiction, rick novy, steampunk, tor.com 2 Comments