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F.H.Lee



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:38 pm    Post subject: OTT Magazine 2018 Reply with quote

Another poem was picked up by Lisa at One Thousand Trees magazine, April issue, for online publication. I'd been keeping track on a former thread when I first hit double digits for writing credits. At the time, hoped to reach 50 by age 50, which didn't happen. Now the goal is to keep ahead of my age, and this poem makes #57 total writing credits (not just with OTT) which puts me slightly ahead. The poem included in the April issue was written for the prompt "solar eclipse" in the 29JAN2018 Monday Flash. Normally my turnaround isn't that quick.

Below are links to the Baryshnikov Arts Center in New York City, and to the One Thousand Trees magazine. Lisa is always looking for input, either short stories like Bob Smith writes, or poems, or non-fiction theme-related essays up to 1000 words or so. She asks that all submissions be emailed by the 20th of each month prior, for consideration.

http://onethousandtrees.com/magazine.php

http://bacnyc.org/ (music, dance, theatre, all art forms have safe affordable practice and performance space at BAC)
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice one, Francine! (Though your poem's on page 20, not 14)
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F.H.Lee



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:10 pm    Post subject: thx Reply with quote

Thanks, Cathy. I see what you mean. Table of Contents vs. looking at Lisa's page numbers. She must not count those intro pages.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was going by what page my computer said I was on - which could be random. Wink
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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 1:10 pm    Post subject: OTT - May 2018 issue Reply with quote

Two more poems in the May issue today; Dignity in Upheaval (Monday Flash) and Taut (April poem-a-day), both from 2017. Theme is "the power of telling our stories" so one poem addresses when you do, the other, when you don't. I was surprised that Lisa accepted both poems, since she also published 3 others. I'd assumed most of mine were intended to fill in gaps.
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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 3:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's brilliant when you find an editor who genuinely likes your stuff, so you realise you're not a 'filler'! Congrats on the acceptances.
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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 3:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congrats!

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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2018 1:40 am    Post subject: xox Reply with quote

Thanks muchly. Each one is a thrill.
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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2018 2:12 am    Post subject: Congrats Reply with quote

Congrats on the scores, FHL!

Have you ever tried subbing to The Antigonish Review? They are a big name journal in Canada that is friendly to non-famous writers. I’ve published about ten or twelve poems with them over the years, and have three forthcoming with them right now.

Best of luck,

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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2018 10:56 am    Post subject: can only try Reply with quote

Thanks, eric. I've heard of it but would think my work unworthy of a literary journal/magazine.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:17 pm    Post subject: another OTT credit Reply with quote

My poem 'Stripped' appears in One Thousand Trees Oct issue, with its food (you are what you eat) theme. Writing credit #62 (goal is to keep it ahead of my age). If I clear 100 in my lifetime, paid or unpaid, it's been worth it.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congratulations on continued success Francine. As Cathy said, it’s nice to find an editor who recognizes the quality of your work. Lisa published a story of mine monthly for over four years until I decided to focus on my blog where I publish a new one weekly. (No problems pleasing that editor!). Lisa does not seem to aim for the mass market but has identified an alternative niche which is why she chose the stories of mine she wanted to include in the collection she edited and we named it ‘Slices Of Life’. As your body of work expands, is something like that in your future?
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congratulations on continued success Francine. As Cathy said, it’s nice to find an editor who recognizes the quality of your work. Lisa published a story of mine monthly for over four years until I decided to focus on my blog where I publish a new one weekly. (No problems pleasing that editor!). Lisa does not seem to aim for the mass market but has identified an alternative niche which is why she chose the stories of mine she wanted to include in the collection she edited and we named it ‘Slices Of Life’. As your body of work expands, is something like that in your future?
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