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Millay and Kerouac Rejections

I learned a lot about Edna St. Vincent Millay on the Stuff You Missed in History Class podcast. She was one kick-ass lady and her unconventional extraordinary life is an inspiration for us unconventional artists. 186 more words


Redemptive Rejections

I got a nice one the other day:

I was in a great mood all week. “Nice writing.” A compliment from an editor, though not as exciting as an acceptance, is still wonderful. 817 more words


I tried to asking mom for more allowance during breaks because I didn’t have enough money to turn up. It obviously didn’t work and my mom laughed at me. napeuda :(


rejection is good

A few years ago, an agent gave me the rejection I needed at the time. I had an inbox full of form rejections for my novel. 463 more words


Common Rejections and What They Mean

You’re a lovely person. Simply charming. I mean that, I really do. You read my blog and leave nice comments and buy my books and write like you can’t go wrong. 1,408 more words

Picture Books


I suspect some not entirely desirable character traits must be genetic. They persist, despite one’s own good sense and determination to bring some moderation to their expression.   1,053 more words

Getting Old

Facing Challenges and Staying Motivated

Most significant achievement in life is to learn how to work your way through the myriad challenges and failures in life. This world will throw more rejections at you than you can imagine. 462 more words