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Writing Wins and Woes: A Scathing rejection

I wanted to transport myself back to this scene before entering this post. This is Baltimore’s peaceful inner Harbor. I was feeling relaxed that day. Today, I am unsettled and unsatisfied. 291 more words

Reality TV Dating Shows

I love watching garbage dating shows like the Bachelor/Bachelorette. I say garbage because I know that I am not learning a whole lot, yet I love them. 816 more words

Blog 17: More rejection gloom interspersed with a dash of comic romance

Sigh. Another rejection for crime novella, The Gangster’s Wife, today, groan. Always so disheartening, but at least the buggers weren’t smug, which is quite a novelty in today’s publishing world, I have to say. 134 more words


Writing to agents and dealing with rejection.

First off, this is not a ‘tips for dealing with rejection letters from agents’ type post. It might be by the end, but I am at the stage of feeling rejected, but not having fully dealt with it yet. 252 more words

Demystifying "a good fit"

The phrase “a good fit” is often deployed in rejection letters and is rarely expanded upon, leaving the recipient wondering WHY the piece wasn’t a good fit for that publication at that moment in time. 534 more words


Reasons Why Your Great Story Got Rejected

Have you ever wrote a story which you thought was great, only for it to get rejected? I was fortunate enough to be a guest on AEABIA Arts Podcast, hosted by… 41 more words


The Sound of Silence

I woke at dawn today, after sleeping through the night for the first time in many weeks (aided by a Benadryl, I must admit. But so what. 1,196 more words