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Most recently I have been applying to The University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing. Specifically, the Popular Fiction writing track. This is my second time applying in a year (they only take applications bi-annually), and this is my second rejection. 204 more words

Facing Rejection

Rejection Letters: Separating the Good from the Ugly

Sending rejection letters is one of the most difficult parts of editing a literary magazine. As co-fiction editor of Willow Springs Magazine, along with Andrew Moreno, I’ll agonize over sending a rejection. 791 more words


Why vulnerability isn't all it's cracked up to be.

In order to have intimate relationships we are constantly told that we need to be vulnerable.

It’s a big ask. Vulnerability is scary, risky & exposing. 447 more words


Job Rejection

“I am sorry to inform
you. You didn’t pass.
Thank you for your
time and effort.”

How many times these words
need to travel back… 68 more words



See Rejection to understand what I’m referring to.

You said I’m no good
Have to let me go
You are better than I
I’m so very low 67 more words


Figuring Out

“I’m already 21 but I’m still figuring out the things I really want to do”. I’ve graduated frm a well-known university in our province. I’m an achiever but right now it seems like I don’t know in what kind of path I am in at this point. 154 more words

Poet, Poem, Fresh, Unknown, Feelings, Undefined

Rejection is my middle name

Rejection is my middle name

Rejected in pursuing a master’s degree by 3 Universities
Rejected by two companies for employment
4 pending

Life at one point can be filled with rejection but the thing is it is for the best, trust me, even though I feel sad and sick to my stomach from submitting my CV, I am not giving up… 114 more words