1. Laurin Kelly

    Laurin Kelly Contributor Contributor

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    My Short Story Has Been Accepted for Publication!

    Discussion in 'Success Stories' started by Laurin Kelly, May 8, 2017.

    Just got the acceptance email today! My m/m romance short story "Kneadful Thimgs" has been accepted by Less Than Three Press for their upcoming anthology, A Fool for You. I discussed the story in my Progress Journal here while writing it over the course of a month, and here's the introductory blurb I included with my submission:

    When handyman Adam Sutter answers an ad on Craigslist for work at a local bakery, he has no idea what he's in for. Despite the storefront's dilapidated condition and isolated location, a steady stream of customers come through hoping to find what they're looking for from Jin, the mysterious owner. The more time Adam spends on the job, the more he finds himself attracted to his new client Jin - who to Adam's surprise appears as a completely different person every day. Can an average guy like Adam find love with an otherworldly creature who deals in baked goods and… wishes?

    This was my first attempt at a story with paranormal elements, and I'm thrilled that I hit the mark even while going so far out of my comfort zone. And of course, I'm so excited to continue to be included in LT3's roster of authors. They are a joy to work with and make the process as smooth as I think it could possibly be.
     
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    Fantastic! Your blurb reads very well. I'm currently in the process of reading forum members works, and it's great to add you to the list.
    Godspeed!
     
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    Whoa, that's great :) I hope to also publish short fiction someday. I've been reading sci-fi anthologies for a while now and I hope to do something like that someday.
     
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    Congrats, Good Blurb for the story.
     
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    Well done and congratulations!
     
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    Very cool news! Thanks for sharing it. :)
     
  7. Laurin Kelly

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    Thanks again, everyone! I just got my edits yesterday and they're extremely minimal. The Fool for You anthology will be released on March 20th, 2018. So excited!!!!
     
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    :cheerleader:

    The fact they have an editor is impressive. Sounds like it'll be a quality anthology.
     
  9. Laurin Kelly

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    Oh yes - everything published by Less Than Three goes through multiple professional edits, and their anthologies routinely win awards in their genre.
     
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    Good job, good blurb! Congratulations!
     
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    That’s great new, you must be over the moon. Congratulations.
     
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    Yeah, really well done. Hope it leads to even bigger things.
     

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