Submitting to literary journals

How many stories you think one person needs before they submit to journals?

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RL in Tacoma writes: How many stories or pieces do you think one person needs to have or build up before they submit to journals? 

One. One very good piece.  So good, your teeth hurt. If it’s not that good, keep working.

As soon as you send it, start working on the next one.

 


Author: allehall

I am a writer. I write to explore childhood: literary essays and short fiction, journalism, and three haiku. My published work expresses my belief that everything which did or did not happen to me as a child is manifesting in everything that is or is not happening to me today. More importantly, it is also manifesting for my children. I believe funny is the new navel-gazing, and that the best funny keeps a penny's worth of serious in an accessible pocket. Little-known fact: I have a completed novel decorating the inside of a desk drawer. Perhaps it is not funny enough.

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