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Friday, February 27, 2009


So the first short story submitted to Glimmer Train: REJECTED!
(I wish I had a big red rubber REJECTED stamp gif that I could use here)
No big deal, it was a shot in the dark anyway. There's still one under consideration.

Also! Two weeks now until I find out if I'm a quaterfinalist for Amazon's Breakthrough Novel Contest. 1 of 500 is much more satisfying than 1 of 10,000.

Stay tuned!

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award

Just submitted "Crawl" to Amazon's Breakthrough Novel contest, with a scant 2 hours before the deadline. I'll track my progress on here, but as of now I have a 1 in 10,000 chance of getting my book published by Penguin. I likes dems odds!

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

The White Sheep

Just submitted a short story to an online literary magazine. We'll see if it sticks. I'd love to post it, but since the submission is part of a contest I don't want to jinx it (or break the rules!) So when the magazine publishes it I'll post a link or at least put it up on