Kel’s Eligibility Post 2021

Hi! Thanks for checking out my eligibility post! Through a combination of hard work and serendipitous timing, I had eight stories published this year. Since this is my first year being published, I’m eligible for the Astounding Award, in addition to the stories themselves being eligible for awards. There’s a lot of angst here, butContinue reading “Kel’s Eligibility Post 2021”

How to write a cover letter for short fiction submissions

First and foremost, my experience with cover letters is based on a couple years of submitting stories to magazines and is limited to speculative fiction magazines and anthologies. My way isn’t the only way. Also, every magazine is different and if you take nothing else away from this: read the submission guidelines from top toContinue reading “How to write a cover letter for short fiction submissions”

Romancing the Gothic – Author Showcase

I’m participating in a virtual author showcase on Saturday, March 27th at 3 pm EST. I’ll be answering questions and reading an excerpt from my short story, “Cirque Mécanique”, which will be published in the Anathema: Spec from the Margins‘s April 2021 issue. If you’re looking for something to do on Saturday and this soundsContinue reading “Romancing the Gothic – Author Showcase”