Saturday, August 21, 2010

Rejection and Acceptance

I recently submitted a short story to Pill Hill Press' Fem-Fangs Anthology called A Woman's Scorn. It's loosely based on the Venezuela legend of La Sayona but with vampires. Unfortunately, it was rejected.

Not to be deterred, because I really want to be in a short story anthology for Pill Hill Press, not just their flash fiction ones, I noticed that the deadline for their Bloody Carnival anthology was the 20th.

So on the 19th and 20th, I wrote a piece called Carnival of Shadows. It's really creepy, I even creeped myself out writing it. And just now, I received an email that it was accepted! *does the Snoopy dance*

Have any of you had any recent rejections/acceptances lately?


Stephanie Burkhart said...

Yay, Nicole! An acception is a good thing! Glad to hear it. I always find my horrors do quite well, too.


Carolina M. Valdez Schneider said...

Oh that's fantastic!! Congratulations!!!!

Myrna Foster said...

Congratulations, Nicole!

I haven't seen a contract since December, but two of my poems were rejected by magazines this month.

Martina Boone said...

Congrats, Nicole! That's excellent news. Hope you are also looking for a place to resub the first story!


Kate Larkindale said...

Yay an acceptance!

I got rejected from Femme Fangs too. But I thinkI may have something for the Fire and Ice anthoogy. Hopefully they'll like it. I just love the Pill Hill covers so much, I'm dying to get into one.

Nicole Zoltack said...

Thanks, everyone!

Sorry about the poem rejections, Myrna. I've written many poems over the years but I haven't sent any out.... yet. Good luck finding them homes!

I've already submitted A Woman's Scorn, Martina. :)

Pill Hill covers are just wonderful, aren't they, Kate? I would love to get into more of their anthologies. Good luck with your Fire and Ice story! That anthology sounds like it'll be really good.

Cherie Reich said...

That's too bad about your Fem-Fangs story, but we'll be in Bloody Carnival together!

Nicole Zoltack said...

I know... now there's two anthologies we're in together! :)