Tenacity is the key to the submission process. The publishing world is fairly small and is slowly being eaten away by changes in commerce and technology. Even with the advent of e-books, real books prevail to some extent. Traction is hard to come by in self-publishing. One of the problems I have faced is my books in print were previous published making them reprints more or less. Throughout the years, I have continued to push forward with submissions in hopes of a breakthroug
Here is a Q&A I did perchance it would be picked up for an UK site with a great title, The Ginger Nuts of Horror. Since I am an unknown quantum in the horror world, I have decided to publish it here. David Sharp is a writer of creative fiction. A dreamer, he grew up identifying with the outsider from his teenage punk years on. His stories are filled with characters on the fringe of society, from troubled youth and thrill seekers to hardened gunslingers and mysterious loners.
Fan fiction is an interesting genre to practice one's writing craft. Anthologies from various publishers are always looking for material that fits into arbitrary guidelines by setting a theme, time, genre, type of character, or event. The story must happen within the set perimeters. Every once in awhile the quest will be set to write in the vein of a book or film. If a story is accepted then it is published, more often that is not the case due to few slots and the editor's fi