Monday, January 27, 2014

Love Letters ~ Where your fellow writers are getting published

Hello, Brian!
Thanks to your contributions and suggestions to improving my short memoir, “The Backyard Car,” the Globe & Mail published on January 22nd.
So excited!!!!
Sally Wylie
Read Sally’s story here. For information on submitting a “Facts and Arguments” essay to the Globe and Mail, see here.

Hey, Brian!
I have some exciting news. I've been published in a newspaper serving Golden, Revelstoke and Invermere, BC, The Local Townie. I'm the only one writing fiction for it, and it is a five part short story series that started in November.
Here is the link to the first issue, my story is on page 23.
Glad to say your workshops have helped me keep writing, and its turned out great!
Susan Leenhouts

Dear Brian,
I've experienced great success with my writing these last few months.
Three of my stories found their way into anthologies. My paranormal flash fiction, Soldier's Last Wish, appeared in Commuterlit Selections.
The anthology A River Runs by it, released in October, features two of my nonfiction stories: Twilight Imagery and The Legend of Hallowed Ground.
A humorous short story, Delusional Date, won the Eden Mills Writers' Festival Fringe contest in September – a thrilling once-in-a-lifetime experience.
But it was a September posting on Quick Brown Fox about a crime fiction contest sponsored by Your McMurray Magazine and Northword that resulted in the most recent excitement.
My crime story entry Whiskey Nights was awarded second prize and $1,500.
This win encouraged me to focus my writing on the genre I love. I have since joined Crime Writers of Canada and look forward to a long association.
Finally, I'd like to thank you for your support in posting some of my work on Quick Brown Fox, including several of my book reviews.
Quick Brown Fox is the best blog for writers to follow. It has all the information an aspiring writer needs to succeed.
Phyllis Humby
The Write Break
You can read Phyllis’s award-winning short story Whiskey Nights on Quick Brown Fox here.

Yay! I published a couple of memoirs in True North Perspective, and now my first short story has been published on CommuterLit (here).
Norm Rosolen

Hi, Brian.
Just wanted to let you know that published my short story “Ditch Lily.” They also published “Ballin' in the Limo with Lesbo Shoes” a few months back.  I heard about through your blog, so I wanted to say thank you – you always have such good information for writers.  
Thanks again for all your help,
Sandra Ziemniak
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Read “Ballin’ in the Limo with Lesbo Shoes” here, and read “Ditch Lilly,” here.
For information about submitting to CommuterLit, see here.

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