December 7, 2017: Sending a query letter to my first agent this week. Wish me luck!
December 10, 2017: Just sent my second query, this time to NY. Gulp.
Now the difficult part: I have to wait up to eight weeks before I hear anything back.
December 14, 2017: Participated in my first Twitter pitch-fest, #SFFPit, for Sci Fi and Fantasy writers.
April 11, 2018: Heard back from four of the six agents I've queried...no bites yet!
May, 2018: Sent three pieces of flash fiction to a contest; waiting on results of a fourth that made it to the finals in a Writer's Digest competition.
June, 2018: Didn't win the Writer's Digest Competition, but editors picked my story as one of four of 300 entrants for voters to choose! Read "A Dead Sea" here.
June, 2018: My story, "Myth of the Dragon Slayer," published in Tuck Magazine!
October 19, 2018: My story, "Death by Numbers" receives honorable mention in the 2018 Literary Taxidermy Competition.
February, 2019: Scored in the top three of submissions to Ink and Insights Master Level competition. Waiting to hear from agents on final placement.
January, 2020: Took until now, but I learned I made second place in Ink and Insights