Monday, May 19, 2014

Good news

Got word today that one of my short stories has cleared the first round at a pro-level paying magazine, and is waiting for review by the publisher. As competitive as the short story market is — especially at the pro level — any kind of positive feedback is good.

Many years ago when I was trying to break in the short story market, and my first forays weren't getting anywhere, getting past the first round at Andromeda Spaceways was a major encouragement. Although that particular story didn't sell, I later sold them "The Cast Iron Dybbuk" which appeared, coincidentally, at the same time as "A Rocket for the Republic" in Asimov's during the summer of 2005.

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