03 Feb 2022
While this was a fun little project, I’ve moved on. Some work from this
experiment has been reused in a set of Python projects under my
ProseGrinder organization on GitHub. I’ve
shifted my focus, however, from trying to use stats for matching stories with
markets to just providing stats for others to do their own analysis on prose.
24 Mar 2015
I’ve spent the past month making updates to the experimental tools and cleaning up the site in general. I’ve decluttered the menu by consolidating the informational pages. I’ve also added a change log page to start tracking changes I’ve rolled out over time. See the Change Log for details.
23 Feb 2015
I've added a few new things to the site, including a search engine that'll let you search through all the stories I've analyzed.
06 Feb 2015
So what does all of this analysis really mean? What's missing? Are there any wrong assumptions? And what comes next for this experiment?
24 Jan 2015
This post provides a breakdown of the sampled SF/F/H stories by magazine to see if any discernable differences appear. Knowing differences between the magazines could help a writer hone in on where they're most likely to sell a particular story.