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15K and Counting: Book Update

So as the title vaguely suggests, I have 15,000 words for my story. Bear in mind that that is what I have typed, since I still have a few scenes hand-written, and it does not include the prologue which is about another thousand or so. 325 more words

Jerusalem To Babylon

Mon., August 31, 2015.

2 Kings 24:13-16
How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land?

Lesson: It’s awful and damaging the heathen carried us away. 237 more words

Rejection Sucks

“Thank you for applying, but we feel that your skills do not meet our needs,” is never a fun line to read. So far, my job search has not been going so well (not trying to sound negative and please don’t pity). 143 more words

Life Struggles

On Rejection.

Why are we so afraid of rejection? I recently watched one of those Hollywood Reporter roundtable things where they talked about an actor who’s audition had leaked. 513 more words


Rejection email
Reminds me I’m unemployed
Address: no-reply

CBCA Book of the Year for Older Readers - THE PROTECTED

Yep, this is a thing that happened. I still haven’t seen the Book of the Year sticker on the actual cover of the book, maybe it will feel more real when I do! 416 more words

Popular Cultural Things

My smile?

They ask me where my smile is…

I reply,

“The same places my:



unspoken objections

and rejected love lie”

Faithfulness to a worn out dream… 45 more words