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Monday, 30 January 2012

Monthly Check-in Write1 Sub1

Last year I tried to complete a weekly Write1Sub1, but my Thyroid Gland thwarted my best intentions.

This year I'm aiming for MONTHLY submissions quota.

So far this month I have submitted:

  • a vignette for a rolling online competition,
  • three 'opening lines' entries to another competition
  • One 2,000 word and one 1,000 word short story submitted to two more competitons.
  • Sci Fi haiku to scifaikuest, four of which have already been accepted for their 2013 publication
  • a true story about my cats for Writers for animals.The editor emailed me to say that it would be accepted for inclusion in the book if I carried out a few edits and this I have done. It's a real boost to my previously flagging morale.

So I'm on a roll, at last...

How often do you submit work to magazines and competitions?

Do you prefer to just work on novels or do you like the experience of writing smaller pieces as well?