In essence, review submissions are open … kind of. I will be taking a VERY LIMITED amount of submissions, books that make in impact on me from authors that can impress their true passion and wit on me. So do your best and if I don’t get back to you, do not feel ignored or insulted.
A few months back, I posted up a podcast talking about the ways one could worm their way into my review submission pantry, despite the locked doors. Since then, I’ve gotten a number of submissions from a variety of folks, but one thing was clear …
None of them had read my submission page or listened to the podcast.
Today’s Monday Musings are brief, but brief for a good reason.
You see, I finally put the list of literary dishes in my pantry into a numbered list. Yeah, I know, I should have done that in the beginning, but … well, there is a truth I have discovered from doing this. I have over ONE HUNDRED books in my review queue.
So I’m going to try to speed up my schedule, try to do at least two books a week, if not more. Of course, there’s no guarantee of this, with my own writing, editing, and second job, but I will endeavor to consume as much literature as possible.
What this also means is that I really have no idea when I’ll be opening submissions again. Maybe quarterly for a few days? We’ll see, but I wouldn’t expect to see an opening for at least a couple of months. Stay tuned, friends!
After another mad rush of chefs into my pantry, it’s time to close the doors for 2015! Thank you, everyone, for your interest and your books. They will keep me well-fed for months to come!
Check back regularly for news on the next submission period, as well as your usual bill of faire containing all the writing articles and book news you have come to expect! Until next time, good reading, good writing, and good luck!
You saw rightly, my foodies! If you fancy yourself a literary chef and want to add something to my pantry, you will have your chance tomorrow, the 1st of October, until midnight of the 3rd. You will want to hurry, as this is your last chance to get a book in the review line for the rest of 2015 and possibly beyond, as the pantry bulges to dangerous sizes.
Until tomorrow, good reading, good writing, and good luck!
The pantry doors are shut once more! I would like to thank all those authors brave enough to step into the kitchen these past few days. I look forward to sampling your books!
I will only be taking submissions one more time in 2015 (the backlog has again become something terrible to behold!) and that is between OCTOBER 1st and OCTOBER 3rd, 2015. I hope to catch up on the backlog of books, as well as enjoy some quiet during the holiday season.
Until next time, good reading, good writing, and good luck!