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40 Submissions

Submissions = 40

Rejections = 10

MS request (partial) = 0

MS request (full) = 0

Offers of representation = 0

I’ve decided submitting is like going to the gym.  108 more words

YA Fantasy

July 15th Rejections

(All rejection explanations can be found here.)

Dear Mr. Ellison,

Thank you for sending me the query for your novel, Darkshift, which I have read with interest. 34 more words


July 14th Rejections

(All rejection explanations can be found here.)

Dear Jere Ellison,


Thank you for giving me a chance to carefully consider your submission. While the concept sounds interesting, I’m afraid I’m not seeking adult genre fiction at this time. 42 more words


Fear of rejection

Do you ever think about what’s stopping us doing the things we love?? It’s FEAR – fear that we’re not good enough is usually the strongest one and we are usually our own worst critics. 555 more words

Work In Progress

Who would listen to this guy?

Seems like everywhere I’ve turned in recent days, I’ve not only encountered Donald Trump but also essays and articles about how we should stop listening to the mean-spirited negative voices in our heads, the ones that tell us we can’t. 253 more words


Calling The Poet In You

I am no poet, but for many years I did dabble with rhyming words and metaphor. I loved what I wrote, but my poems never made it to publication. 396 more words


The Hidden Blessings In Rejection

We are programmed to associate the word rejection with failure and we are wired to believe that rejection is a direct reflection of our own shortcomings or our inability to get what we want. 415 more words