When to Break the Rules When Submitting Short Stories

In their guidelines, the magazine¬†Bards and Sages Quarterly¬†highly discourages submitting first person or present tense stories. My first published story with them was both. The magazine Fabula Argentea lists¬†Anthropomorphism as a hard sell. The first story of mine they published was a suicide note from a training bra. One of the most common pieces of … Continue reading When to Break the Rules When Submitting Short Stories

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So You Want to be a Publisher…

It's the first day of Kindergarten, and as a little getting-to-know-you game, your teacher has the students, one after another, say their name and what they want to be when they grow up. It's a common exercise, and no doubt that teacher is going to have a lot of future firemen and police officers. But … Continue reading So You Want to be a Publisher…