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New story out

Story of mine is finally out in Dark Fire Issue 44, which is an online SF/horror magazine – or as they put it, ‘spooky tales to stun, amaze, entertain and send shivers down your spine’. A direct link to my piece is here.

I’m obviously slacking because checking my files it looks like I only have another four out on submission at the moment… on the other hand I’ve been kind of busy working on stuff that pays actual money!

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  1. dawncallison
    March 9, 2010 at 8:18 am

    I hope you don’t think I’m stalking you. It’s just spring break and I get bored. Anyhow, congratulations on your story. I checked it out, and it’s a killer piece. You should have gotten paid for it. ;p

    • March 9, 2010 at 10:51 am

      Thank you! I’m pleased you liked it.
      Maybe I will get paid for it sometime in the future – it could always get anthologized or used elsewhere after the first publication rights expire. Sometimes you have to give stuff away in the short term to get a return in the long term.

  2. March 11, 2010 at 1:38 am

    Good news, Jon!
    I am far behind…I haven’t had anything out on submission in ages. Keeping them constant like you do is excellent.

  3. March 11, 2010 at 2:31 am

    Thank you! Though some of my stories out to magazines at the moment have been out since last July – I’m not all that prolific! I do understand that some magazines don’t even read stuff until they’re ready to consider a new issue, which may only be every 6 months, and response times of up to a year are relatively common. As it happens, Dark Fire responded within 3 or 4 days, which was extremely good.

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