The Skinny: Write 1 Sub 1

Two months into Write 1 Sub 1 and I have to say, it is going better than… okay, I won’t jinx myself, but let’s just say, I’ve been writing and subbing more than ever, and it might actually be working.  I’ve even managed to keep up (thought not as much) on my novel writing.

Here’s my output to date:

Brand-spankin’-new stories: 14
The Poison of Its Filamentous Lariats (ss, 4K)
Jen-6 (ff)
Between Feathers and Fins (ff)
Traitor (micro)
Beneath the Eclipse (ss, 1.5K)
The Wallet (micro)
Patchouli, More than a Fragrance (ff, 1K)
Forever in these Walls (ss, 1.5K)
Red Light Special (ff, 1K)
Life in the Way (ff)
Technically Speaking (micro)
Happiness Guaranteed (ff)
The Ghost Collector (ss, 1.5K)
Baba Yaga (ff)

Total submissions: 20

Rejections: 7

Acceptances: 4
The Dead River at The Fabulist – forthcoming
Between Feathers and Fins at February Femmes Fatales
Life in the Way at Apollo’s Lyre – forthcoming
Forever in these Walls (TBA) – forthcoming

Total published: 1 (That’s gotta change)
Between Feathers and Fins at February Femmes Fatales

Shortlisted: 1
Letti’s Monsters (TBA)

Tears / Drops of Blood: 0

Total Word Count: 83,288! (This includes my novel, novella, and edits on stories, but excludes blog posts)

If you haven’t heard of Write 1 Sub 1, you should check it out. It’s a forum for a “Ray Bradbury” writing challenge, and the people who sponsor it are cool in many ways: Milo James Fowler, Simon KewinStephen V. Ramey, Madeline Mora-Summonte, Stephanie M. Lorée.  It’s a great place to meet like-minded writers, and if you like badges, you’re going to love it.

The details for participating are HERE.  You can enter weekly (write 1 story, sub 1 story per week) or monthly.  The participants are all very friendly, supportive, and inspiring.  So what’s your excuse?  What’s the worst that could happen?  Horror writers … don’t answer that.

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