Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Acceptance in Black Static Magazine
I’m not as enthusiastic about sharing every time I have a story accepted for publication, thinking deep down, “it’s not that big of a deal” or “no one really cares,” though the longing is strong to keep putting myself out there and submit frequently as I work to improve my craft.
However, sometimes the right chord is struck, and I’m thrilled to know I’ll become part of a magazine or project I greatly admire. So it is with Black Static Magazine! http://ttapress.com
My 7,500 word story, A Case Study in Natural Selection and How It Applies to Love, was accepted along with a gracious flattering note that made me feel all warm and fuzzy. Look for it (the story, not the note) in upcoming issue #47.
In addition, my sense of enthusiasm is multiplied by the company I’ll join; as I skim through some of the back issues, it’s pleasing to see so many of the previous authors published include friends and authors I revere, even some of my favorites whom I’ve been reading for decades. A few notables include: