It helps seeing the what’s going on in the background for authors. For every acceptance posted online, there’s handfuls (maybe two or three handfuls) of rejections behind it, so don’t think you’re the only one receiving rejections. All submissions are to paying markets with the exception for charity anthologies.
At the bottom will list the total of the year for both submissions and word count.
Short Stories/Flash Fiction/Drabbles
Totals for the Year
Word Count: 28,216
Total Word Count for 2023: 69,136