[ Read this in Dutch ]
- You must write.
- You must finish what you write.
- You must refrain from rewriting, except to editorial order.
- You must put the work on the market.
- You must keep the work on the market until it is sold.
By sticking to these rules, especially by sticking to rule #5 pig-headedly for four years and fourteen submissions, I finally managed to sell my short horror story Prisoner of war. It will appear in an upcoming issue of Space & Time Magazine sometime this year. Many thanks to fellow Villa Diodati members Rochita and Deanna for so effectively helping me break rule #3 in 2008.