(This is not an eligibility post, because both the pieces I sold this year are set to run in 2021.)
I’ve always found it helpful to see writers’ submission stats, on account of how it offers so much insight into the actual acceptance rate of folks who are out there publishing and working. Here’s a screenshot from The Grinder to share where I’m at, after my first year of getting out there and submitting my short fiction for publication:
I’m very happy with what I could accomplish with my short fiction this year. It’s a nice beginning, and I’d be glad and grateful to maintain this acceptance rate for another year!