"Hi Kerry Ann,
I found two wonderful writing partners on Poets and Writers Speakeasy. It's a discussion board like this one but there's a section called "Connecting with Other Writers" where you can post that you are looking for…"
"I would add to the excellent advice below that to paint the town with submissions leads to the overwhelm editors experience. In turn, this clogs up the submissions system and it takes more time for me to get a reply.
If I know an editor to whom I…"
"I agree. In your cover letter, let each publication that accepts simultaneous submissions know that you are submitting to more than one. Then, when you have an acceptance, let the others know as soon as possible. "
"I think it depends on the publication. Each one should have submissions or writer's guidelines which should lay out whether they accept simultaneous submissions or not. You'd want to check them out anyway before sending anything out."
I have published half a dozen short stories in print and on-line journals. I am currently in the early stages of a novel.
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
My story "Mama's Boy," was Slice Magazine's Spotlight Competition winner and will be published in the 2012 Spring/Summer issue of the Magazine. Other short stories of mine have appeared in Blackbird, The MacGuffin, The Barcelona Review, Eclectica, Whistling Shade and Offcourse Literary Journal. My story "Retardo" was named a Notable Story of 2009 in storySouth's Million Writers Award competition.
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Rachel, Welcome to the novelist group! You might introduce yourself by telling us what you’re working on in the “Show Me Your Novel and I’ll Show You Mine” discussion if you're not too uncomfortable talking about what you're working on. And we do a live chat every Wednesday; hope you can join us for that!
"I've been out and now I'm back. Love this ongoing discussion. Julie, I don't know everything, but the first thing is "say yes." I started before publication and have:
written book reviews, (they always want your bio, where…"