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Space Grant Rejection

I don’t do this often, but after I got the Space Grant rejection notice, I got an email from them with a link in it that announced the winners. 311 more words


Agents, Acceptances and Anticipation, Part 2.

So today I’ve gone public with the news that I’ve accepted an offer of representation from an agent. And I am, of course, beyond excited! This has led me to reflect on the process that got me to this point, and so here are some geek stats, for those of you who like that sort of thing. 1,125 more words

Rejection #4

In Amsterdam, it’s the Saturday of the weekend before my 25th birthday, and I’ve spent it hungover from birthday drinks the night before…

When, I get my 4th rejection. 171 more words

The Road To Publishing

July 23 is National Vanilla Ice Cream Day: Rapper Vanilla Ice Offers Apology after Ranting in Open Letter About Being "Dissed"

West Palm Beach, FL — Robert Matthew Van Winkle, who was once briefly known as the “rapper,” Vanilla Ice, has issued a sheepish apology for a misguided Open Letter he emailed to the New York Times earlier this morning. 157 more words


Rejection for a fiction fellowship

I applied for a fiction fellowship. I knew I wouldn’t get it. I mean, I’m such a newbie to fiction writing; It would have been a little insulting to all those people who’ve spent decades identifying as fiction writers if suddenly a playwright/blogger threw her hat in the fiction ring – if she went, “How ’bout this?” And won a fellowship. 133 more words


Aspie Vlogs Episode 4: Boulevard Of Rejection Dreams

Episode 4 of Aspie Vlogs talks about the highs of possibly having a chance to do something amazing last week, to the lows of being rejected, again and again.   45 more words

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Lessons from rejection

Where I have the most experience as a creative writer is in the submission rejection process. No, no need to get all sympathetic and tut tut. 840 more words