How to Know When to Give up Submitting a Short Story

You've spent weeks perfecting your story. You've fixed every typo, bridged every plot hole, the dialogue sings, and there's not an unnecessary word in sight. So you send it out to some magazines and it's not long before your first rejection letter arrives. And then the next one. And the next one. And the next … Continue reading How to Know When to Give up Submitting a Short Story

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How to Know When to Submit Your Story

It's a balancing act. You can't just keep editing your story forever without sending it in. But if you're overanxious and send it too soon, you might have mistakes that you would've caught with time. Whichever side of the spectrum you fall on (submitting too early or not submitting at all), it's important to know … Continue reading How to Know When to Submit Your Story