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My tears are real
My thoughts are painful
My soul is forsaken
For I am nobody’s darling

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Irrational Thoughts

Disappearing Act - original 100 word flash fiction

Here’s yet another story that was just rejected by 100WordStories. Enjoy. (The rule is it has to be exactly 100 words.)

Disappearing Act
by T. K. 119 more words

My Original Works

The Life of a Querying Writer in Gifs

So you banged out your masterpiece.

It was a hard road filled with plot holes, distractions on the internets and shopping on Etsy that left you with half a manuscript for far too long. 410 more words

Audrey Lands a Book Deal

Audrey Lands a Book Deal.

Congratultions to you Audrey, your persistence paid off. This publisher sounds very fair and encouraging.


Post-holiday news, blues and beginnings

Back from holiday less than a week and plenty has happened. While I was away I received three rejections (boo!) and one ‘long listing’ (hurray!), so now I’m faced with a big hole in my sending out schedule. 314 more words


Why Personalized Rejection Letters Aren’t Entirely Rage Inducing

My tales are in into the realms of the speculative fiction / fantasy /sci-fi markets, and the first paying magazine I ever sent to was… 519 more words

Rejections: It’s All About Perspective

I recently received a rejection letter from the established Down East, The Magazine of Maine. I wasn’t too shocked; I know they have a pretty particular eye for what fits their image. 491 more words

Essays & Reflections