Vignette Review has just accepted my short-short “At the Swing Tree” — which tells a story I’ve thought about occasionally: Getting a story published is often a matter of hitting an editor with something just up his or her alley at the moment.
“At the Swing Tree” is an unusual story, and has been out and about the circuit of literary magazines for a year, bringing a dozen polite no-thank you notes. Vignette took just under two weeks to say yes, we’d like the publish it in January. Found the right editor.
As usual, I can’t show you the whole story until it’s published, but if you’re of a mind to whet your appetite, go here