About Heather Kuehl

Heather Kuehl (pronounced "keel") was born near the Great Lakes, but made her way to South Carolina where she lives to this day. She's the author of Epiphany (an ARe best seller) and The Sarah Vargas Series. The first installment of the Sarah Vargas Series, Fade to Black, reached #1 on Fictionwise.com's best seller list for fantasy ebooks. For more information about Heather's published works, upcoming releases, and events visit her website; http://www.heatherkuehl.com/

NaNoWriMo

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

WOOT!

Space Cops accepted "To Walk Among Dreams" today.

For two years I have tried my damnest to get this story published, and have a nice pile of rejections to show for it. Not any more!

And hopefully this is a sign that my dry spell has ended. The drought is over, the rain has come, and the land will thrive. Or the rejections have stopped and accpetances are on the hoizon.

Hopefully.

Realms of Fantasy

I have a list. On that list, there are my goal markets. The ones that I HAVE to get in before I die. Here's my goal list:

Realms of Fantasy
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
The First Line
Sword and Sorceress
Black Gate
Fantasy Magazine
South Carolina Fiction Project

I discovered at the end of last month that Realms of Fantasy is closing. I feel like every time I turn around, yet another print market is closing its doors. With the economy sucking as bad as it is, online markets such as Every Day Fiction seem to be thriving while print markets like Realms are suffering. It makes for a dismal future for writers like us. With my goal list is my ultimate goal: to walk into B&N and find the magazine/book that my story is in on their shelves. Out of my goal list, only three markets now fit this ultimate goal; The Magazine of Fantasy and Sci-Fi, The First Line, and Sword and Sorceress.

I wonder, how long will it be before none of my goal markets lead to my ultimate goal?

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