I promised that I’d post each week about the submissions I’d received for Rocket Science. I suppose I had been slightly afraid I’d be inundated with hundreds – well, maybe tens – of manuscripts as soon as the reading period opened. I’ve seen submission stats for some online genre magazines, and they receive huge numbers of submissions per month. In actual fact, I was sent less than I expected, though perhaps the number will pick up as the weeks progress – there are, after all, three months until the reading period closes.
For the record, I received nine stories and one non-fiction piece, which break down as follows:
Let’s hope this week brings more submissions by women writers and by writers from countries other than the UK and US.