Day 85 Reporting – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log – Just the Beginning

I received word yesterday that my mystery short story is coming out in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine’s July/August issue. It’s wild to reach a goal I’ve had for decades. I dreamed of going into a bookstore and being able to buy a magazine with my story inside it. And now it’s happening. I even have a date for when the issue will be on sale – June 11th.

I used to think that this was the end goal, but it’s just the beginning.

Keep moving forward. Keep getting better.

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As of Day 85, – 3/25/24

# of Words I Wrote/# of Words Written To Be on Track/Year Goal

153,002/172,040 / 740,784

About Irette Y Patterson

Irette Y Patterson is a writer of fantasy, science fiction, and romance. She has been published in FIYAH, Strange Horizons, Translunar Travelers Lounge and on the website of The Saturday Evening Post. When not writing, you can find her digging around in her garden or catching the latest musical in the theater.
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