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A Medicine to the Psyche

When my intellect soars to the top of the Whitworth Hall,
in my psyche that identity of faceless dull wallpaper remains dormant,
ready to lunge into depression once the coil springs. 105 more words



“Live your life for you not for anyone else. Don’t let the fear of being judged, rejected or disliked stop you from being yourself.”

Hearing these words probably makes you think of not being good enough or not reaching certain standards. 378 more words


Stop and smile.

There are a few days when life seems perfect and there are most days when it’s an effort to even get up from bed. There are days when you don’t want to move and you want be alone. 1,105 more words


New Victory, NYFA and a Space Grant Rejections

I’m tending to cluster these rejection posts these days. I figure they’re less overwhelming in groups. So here are three

New Victory Rejection

Whenever I make a show, people tell me “this would be great for children” and so I apply for things that help support making Theatre for Young People. 514 more words


Let's Blitz Again - October 2016 #12

Today marked my first rejection for my submission blitz.  It’s a story I wrote for a specific call for submissions and while it got a “maybe” for that call, after making it through multiple rounds of readings, it ended up a “no” in the end.   119 more words


Don't count the chickens: A story of late hour rejection...

Photo by: Lucas Moratelli

As an aspiring writer, I have collected what I feel is more than my fair share of rejections (count is now up to 48 on 8 short stories…ouch!). 503 more words


Imposter Syndrome

I’ve been thinking about this subject for a while. It’s funny because even the thought of writing  a post on Imposter Syndrome makes me feel like an imposter! 816 more words