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On rejection

If someone told me they wanted to be a writer, I would say, “Ok, I hope you’re good with rejection.” It’s funny how writers are some of the most sensitive people and publishing is such a harsh, brutally blunt industry. 729 more words

Writing Process

Squirrels and Plasma

We recently had a class challenge, a makeshift debate, as to what element of the story “The Fourth State of Matter” by Jo Ann Beard was the “most important” in relation to the story overall and in its relationship to plasma. 3,796 more words