The Page a Day Writers Group

Finally getting to “yes!” New Short Story: Black Sun

Posted on: October 12, 2014

Sometimes you have to shop a story around for quite a while before it finds a home and it’s easy to become discouraged as the “No, thank you,” emails mount up in your inbox. Luckily, my short story “Black Sun,” which follows narrators in Kenya, England and Japan as they cope with the aftermath of a volcanic super eruption, landed safe and sound at Drunk Monkeys after playing submissions roundabout for a year. If you really love and believe in your work, keep shopping it around till you get that enthusiastic “Yes!” that tells you your writing has found its audience.

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3 Responses to "Finally getting to “yes!” New Short Story: Black Sun"

Cool! Congratulations, Kirsten! Glad you didn’t give up!

Great news! Way to go, Kirsten! How’s the MFA program going?

Thanks ladies! Trish, school has been a wonderful experience for me. I’m so glad I went for it!

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The Page a Day Writers Group is a diverse collection of wonderful writers based in San Diego, CA. We've been meeting monthly since 2004. Our primary function is in-depth writing critique, marketing and brainstorming, but there's usually some wine, chocolate and ribaldry involved too. We write fantasy, humor, literary fiction, nonfiction, romance, thrillers and YA. Join us on our journeys to publication and the wonderland beyond!


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