“The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean.”
-Robert Louis Stevenson

I submitted one of my stories to a market back on June 22nd. I’m still waiting on a response. I wouldn’t normally say anything about it because I’m a very patient person. In fact, I once waited over a year for a response from one market before I assumed that it was a rejection (it was a simultaneous submission, so it wasn’t like I was waiting around to send it elsewhere).

According to Duotrope, this market’s average acceptance and rejection response rate is around 40 days for both… I’ve been waiting nearly three months. And their website doesn’t list a timeframe in which to expect a response.

I’ll continue to wait,  of course, but I just found these facts interesting.

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