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Never Give Up!

When asked what the best advice I can give to aspiring writers, I often answer “persevere.”

And it doesn’t matter now far along the writing path they are, the answer still holds true. 353 more words


Self Love Challenge; Day 23: List Your Blessings

I started this practice a while ago. I kept an inventory of my wishes and how many of them came true on a sticky note on my desktop. 371 more words

Self Love Challenge

The Benefits of (even small amounts of) Patronage

Over on Patreon, a small but amazing group of people have pledged to donate a little bit of money each time I post a blog here on Songs for the Struggling Artist. 603 more words


Handling rejections

Everybody gets them. I’ve had more rejections to submissions than I can count. I also have had acceptances, so it balances out in a cosmic sort of way. 422 more words


Nice Rejection Letter

I received a very nice rejection letter the other day from a magazine that publishes very short stories and poetry that have a “vignette” feel. Although they rejected my story, the editor did say the my story made their short list. 20 more words


Apple reportedly cracks down on antivirus apps from iOS App Store, many apps pulled

Apple has seemingly decided to crack down on antivirus and antimalware apps, removing them from the App Store. Although there has been no official statement from Apple on a policy change, Apple’s loose guidelines allow them to pull pretty much anything at any time, particularly something like antivirus which has questionable utility within the sandboxed iOS environment of iPhones and iPads. 167 more words

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5 Ways to Deal with Rejection

5 Ways to Deal with Rejection

As a writer there comes a time when we all hear the “R” word. It’s an ugly word and let’s face it, we don’t want to hear it. 370 more words