Writing in Public: Month 5 in Review

Well, I didn’t keep up with the posting as much as I would have liked (At all, in other words), but I did manage to keep up with the challenge. While not as productive a month as I would have liked, two submissions were made and a third was missed (But will be finished the first week of September). They are:

“Common Cause” – 2,980 word short story set in the Wendigo Universe and submitted to Third Flatiron Publishing’s “Abbreviated Epics” Anthology.

“You Are My Brothers” – 2,400 word excerpt of a 30,000 word novella set in the Soul Weaver Universe and submitted to Tor.com’s Imprint publication line (22,000 words completed as of this post).

“Fire with Fire” – 6,000 word short story set in the Soul Weaver Universe and intended for Crossed Genre’s “Destruction” themed issue, but is general enough that it could be submitted anywhere accepting fantasy (3,000 words completed as of this point).

My plan for September through the end of the year is to write at least six short stories a month, in addition to a novelette-length work and to complete at least a portion of a novel, be it outlining, writing, or editing. For September through November, the plan is to do a rewrite of the

Total Fiction for Month: 48,023

Total Salable for Month: 5,380

Total Fiction for Challenge Year: 201,627

Total Salable for Challenge Year: 44,394

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