Posted by on Jan 30, 2007 in acceptance, market, short story | 2 Comments

Swimming with Kangaroos

No, not a threat from the Australian Mafia (if there is such a thing) but an acceptance. Swimming Kangaroo Books, an Australian publisher, puts out a monthly newsletter, and has selected one of the stories from the ‘Green Thought’ project to feature in their short story slot in July.

Visit them at


And on Thursday I shall be answering Mark’s questions about how to write a cover letter. I hadn’t forgotten, but Mark himself hasn’t been in a position to enjoy life much in the past few days and I wanted to give him time to recover before posting some responses to his sensible concerns about what an editor likes to see in the letter or email that accompanies a short story submission.


  1. Anonymous
    30th January 2007

    Excellent. Look forward to cover letter post, given mine is desperately in need of a revamp I fear.

    Well done on the Aussie pub. Will follow the link tonight and have a look.


  2. Swimming Kangaroo
    2nd February 2007

    Thanks for the mention– we are looking forward to publishing your story! We are not Aussie however, although given our name I understand why people think so. We hail from the great state of Texas!


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