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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Still Being Considered

Hi there!

I just wanted to let you know that we narrowed your story submission down to the next phase of our acceptance process. While there is no guarantee that we will be able to ultimately accept it, we are interested in reading it again and giving it additional consideration.

However, this means that it may take longer before we offer a response, OR, it may not be selected for publication. If you'd prefer that we release it immediately, please let us know.

Thank you so much for your patience. I understand how stressful this process can be. If your story is selected for publication elsewhere in the meantime, please notify us

Tim Deal
Editor/Publisher
http://wwwshroudmagazine.com
http://www.twitter.com/shroudmag
http://shroudpublishing.blogspot.com/

I know this isn't a guaranteed acceptance, but I'm a tad excited "Sealed With Anguish" didn't automatically get the axe as it has in the past. Now, I go back to crossing my fingers and hoping for the best.

7 comments:

Bhaswati said...

This is good! Sending tons of good wishes your way. Fingers crossed!

Terry W. Ervin II said...

Wishing you luck. Your story has done better than many!

Andrea Allison said...

Thank you both!

Aaron Polson said...

Best of luck with this. The waiting can be excruciating, so don't hold your breath. ;)

Cate Gardner said...

Good luck with Shroud. :D

Andrea Allison said...

Aaron - Oh, I'm not. Dead doesn't look good on me.

Cate - Thank you!

Tahlia said...

Even if it doesn't go any further, this is great. I got into a semi final in an Australian spec fiction contest and that was a big deal for me.

If you're interested, you can read ch1 of my novel 'Lethal Inheritance’ (YA fantasy) at
http://publishersearch.wordpress.com/lethal-inheritance/