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Q & A About Getting Published
 
Where have you been published? What magazines publish mystery short stories? What advice do seasoned writers have for budding novelists?



  • Someone suggested that I post here a query on Blue... by Robert L. Iles - Aug 29, 97 (#1 of 103)
  • I didn't know where Oklahoma was, you confused me... by Alex Dent - Sep 1, 97 (#2 of 103)
  • Now now Robert, Some of us netties arent in the US... by Hannah Reynolds - Sep 1, 97 (#3 of 103)
  • Hannah, You made a good point: I was indeed... by Robert L. Iles - Sep 3, 97 (#4 of 103)
  • Bob (or Hannah), Is it possible to get... by Alex Dent - Sep 3, 97 (#5 of 103)
  • Hi Bob, I'm in London - actually work in the... by Hannah Reynolds - Sep 4, 97 (#6 of 103)
  • Alex, I'm not sure if Whispering Willows makes... by Robert L. Iles - Sep 4, 97 (#7 of 103)
  • Bob, Well that told me, didn't it... by Alex Dent - Sep 5, 97 (#8 of 103)
  • Bob, Why would one assume Oklahoma City is in... by ann austin - Sep 8, 97 (#9 of 103)
  • Ann Austin-- Now there's a good idea... by Robert L. Iles - Sep 11, 97 (#10 of 103)
  • Nitpick, nitpick... by Marc Ammon - Sep 14, 97 (#11 of 103)
  • Marc Ammon You're right, of course... by Robert L. Iles - Sep 16, 97 (#12 of 103)
  • I hope trillions of you will get the fall issues... by Robert L. Iles - Oct 16, 97 (#13 of 103)
  • Oh Robert, you know we'll do anything for you... by Sally Atman - Oct 31, 97 (#14 of 103)
  • Sally Atman Whispering Willows is on some... by Robert L. Iles - Nov 1, 97 (#15 of 103)
  • TO BOB ILES In response to your inquiry "how old... by Fran Hinkel - Nov 4, 97 (#16 of 103)
  • Fran So good to hear I can be a fogey... by Robert L. Iles - Nov 9, 97 (#17 of 103)
  • Bob, Hi Well, we waited for you at Swifty's but... by Fran Hinkel - Nov 10, 97 (#18 of 103)
  • Well, I lost my way to Swifty's and wound up in... by Robert L. Iles - Nov 20, 97 (#19 of 103)
  • Does anyone know anything about getting an... by Dina Hagler - Dec 9, 97 (#20 of 103)
  • Dina--I got my first agent by sending a book... by Marian Allen - Dec 13, 97 (#21 of 103)
  • That's good to hear about Marian and Dina... by Juanita Rose Violini - Dec 14, 97 (#22 of 103)
  • I really appreciate your response... by Dina Hagler - Dec 17, 97 (#23 of 103)
  • Dina, once you get published ANYWHERE, however... by Marian Allen - Dec 18, 97 (#24 of 103)
  • Hi everyone... by Christine Day - Dec 18, 97 (#25 of 103)
  • Christine, Do you know if St... by Dina Hagler - Dec 18, 97 (#26 of 103)
  • Dina, I'm sorry I'm so late; I've been away... by Christine Day - Dec 29, 97 (#27 of 103)
  • I think you are looking for Best First Private... by Dina Hagler - Jan 1, 98 (#28 of 103)
  • I've only been writing for a few years now, and I... by Nick Roberts - Feb 6, 98 (#29 of 103)
  • Nick, Check out Inkspot... by Mark Gummere - Feb 23, 98 (#30 of 103)
  • For those just starting out and wanting their work... by Maggie Pollitt - Mar 9, 98 (#31 of 103)
  • Marian Allen, Dina, et... by JDough - Mar 29, 98 (#32 of 103)
  • I have written a short story (short-short) that I... by Dina Hagler - Mar 31, 98 (#33 of 103)
  • Back when I used to write for magazines, I really... by Jim Moore - Apr 18, 98 (#34 of 103)
  • Jim Moore:Thanks for the info., I have really been... by Dina Hagler - Apr 19, 98 (#35 of 103)
  • Jane: "In a cover letter, should you list any... by Marian Allen - Apr 30, 98 (#36 of 103)
  • Marian: I can't get the title thing work... by JDough - Apr 30, 98 (#37 of 103)
  • Jane, I would think that citing your newspaper... by Marian Allen - May 4, 98 (#38 of 103)
  • It seems to me that, at the very least, mentioning... by Kelly - May 4, 98 (#39 of 103)
  • Thanks Kelly and Marian--I appreciate you're... by JDough - May 4, 98 (#40 of 103)
  • jb - keep it WHEN, not if... by Kelly - May 6, 98 (#41 of 103)
  • Kel: Right!.. by JDough - May 7, 98 (#42 of 103)
  • Okay, in a recent issue of The Writer, I read that... by Kelly - May 8, 98 (#43 of 103)
  • Kelly--If it's the best you can make it, send it... by Marian Allen - May 18, 98 (#44 of 103)
  • Thanks... by Kelly - May 18, 98 (#45 of 103)
  • I'm new on the BB, so I'm not sure if my previous... by Michael B. Druxman - Jun 10, 98 (#46 of 103)
  • Last year I finished the draft of my second novel,... by Harry Levy - Jun 15, 98 (#47 of 103)
  • I've got a question for those of you who have been... by David Rocklin - Jul 7, 98 (#48 of 103)
  • Good News and Bad News: Good News: My first novel,... by Michael Druxman - Jul 23, 98 (#49 of 103)
  • Re small publishers publicizing your work, I... by david rocklin - Jul 24, 98 (#50 of 103)
  • Just curious.... by Michael Druxman - Jul 24, 98 (#51 of 103)
  • Michael -- I suppose you've contacted bookstores,... by Kelly - Jul 25, 98 (#52 of 103)
  • Michael: Listen to Kelly... by Ladybug - Oct 4, 98 (#53 of 103)
  • Hi, I thought your discussion I dropped in on was... by William Manchee - Oct 8, 98 (#54 of 103)
  • Michael, Sorry I must have dropped in the middle... by William Manchee - Oct 8, 98 (#55 of 103)
  • I've just finished the first of a projected series... by Lee Nichols - Dec 12, 98 (#56 of 103)
  • I read a book several months back that said that... by Sarah Holmesley - Dec 14, 98 (#57 of 103)
  • How true. by Sarah Holmesley - Dec 15, 98 (#58 of 103)
  • My name is Barry McKeown... by Barry McKeown - Feb 7, 99 (#59 of 103)
  • Hi, I am interested in writing mysteries for... by Chalice - Feb 25, 99 (#60 of 103)
  • I know of a great place to get mysteries published... by Maggie Martinez - Apr 20, 99 (#61 of 103)
  • That sounds great, Maggie!.. by Chalice - Apr 21, 99 (#62 of 103)
  • It is truly wonderful to see how many of you have... by Rebecka Persson - May 22, 99 (#63 of 103)
  • How many words?.. by Barbara Bassett - May 22, 99 (#64 of 103)
  • Thanks that sounds like a lot of good advice! by Chalice - May 22, 99 (#65 of 103)
  • Rebecka, 658 pages?.. by Amanda Dickerson - May 23, 99 (#66 of 103)
  • Amanda- That sounds like a good business... by Chalice - May 23, 99 (#67 of 103)
  • Thank you all for your comments and especially to... by Rebecka Persson - May 23, 99 (#68 of 103)
  • I just wanted to say that my comment about... by Rebecka Persson - May 23, 99 (#69 of 103)
  • LOL!.. by Chalice - May 23, 99 (#70 of 103)
  • All writers have huge collections of rejection... by Hugh Drummond - May 24, 99 (#71 of 103)
  • Probably! by Chalice - May 24, 99 (#72 of 103)
  • Rebecka, If you're happy with your book as it is,... by Amanda Dickerson - May 26, 99 (#73 of 103)
  • Does anybody know what is going on with... by Amanda Dickerson - May 28, 99 (#74 of 103)
  • Back in Whispering Willow days, they were,... by Barbara Bassett - May 30, 99 (#75 of 103)
  • Has anyone ever tried publishing and locally... by Aaron Wildman - Jun 4, 99 (#76 of 103)
  • I know there's quite a few 'Vanity publishers'... by Hugh Drummond - Jun 5, 99 (#77 of 103)
  • There is, in the US at least, a fine distinction... by Barbara Bassett - Jun 5, 99 (#78 of 103)
  • Hello everyone ... by Jason Albin - Jun 13, 99 (#79 of 103)
  • Under 60,000 words it is likely to be... by Barbara Bassett - Jun 14, 99 (#80 of 103)
  • They have to invent something... by Hugh Drummond - Jun 15, 99 (#81 of 103)
  • If for no other reason... by Barbara Bassett - Jun 17, 99 (#82 of 103)
  • No... by Hugh Drummond - Jun 18, 99 (#83 of 103)
  • It's encouraging to read tales of success here... by Susan Israel - Jun 18, 99 (#84 of 103)
  • Thanks for the tip, Susan... by Rebecka Persson - Jun 21, 99 (#85 of 103)
  • There may not be any such thing, because the folks... by Barbara Bassett - Jun 22, 99 (#86 of 103)
  • Probably one of the most helpful factors in... by schuyler kaufman - Jul 15, 99 (#87 of 103)
  • Does anyone know anything about "developmental... by Barbara Harrison - Sep 24, 99 (#88 of 103)
  • Further on self-publishing... by Hugh Drummond - Sep 28, 99 (#89 of 103)
  • I have some question about clips... by Cid - Oct 7, 99 (#90 of 103)
  • i'm sixteen years old and i haven't really written... by shannon monsees - Nov 22, 99 (#91 of 103)
  • In looking for an agent, how do you find out which... by P. K. Pace - Jan 18, 00 (#92 of 103)
  • Hey folks, Spinsters Ink is releasing a new ... by claire kirch - Feb 28, 00 (#93 of 103)
  • Does everybody know about "Mystery Time"?.. by Barbara Bassett - Mar 18, 00 (#94 of 103)
  • How does one go about getting their stories... by Leah_Young - Jun 16, 00 (#95 of 103)
  • I have written a murder mystery revolving around a... by Jim Rogers - Jul 29, 00 (#96 of 103)
  • Hi: There's a great new site called Authors... by Joan Hall Hovey - Aug 18, 00 (#97 of 103)
  • Interesting what a person comes upon when... by sassi - Sep 9, 01 (#98 of 103)
  • Hi all, I'm in the process of working through a... by bemoore75 - Apr 18, 02 (#99 of 103)
  • How does one go about getting their true life... by Donna Weaver - May 26, 02 (#100 of 103)
  • Donna, I don't write, but I have a suggestion you... by Fran Hinkel - Jul 5, 02 (#101 of 103)
  • haha!.. by Kermit Fog - Mar 27, 07 (#102 of 103)
  • Here's some good advice on making it as a writer... by Michael Allen - Jan 12, 08 (#103 of 103)

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