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How to Avoid Rejection Letters

There isn’t a single author (that I have found record of) that hasn’t received a rejection letter of some sort. Even Stephen King had a special “stake” where he posted his accumulation of letters from publishers ( 510 more words

Self-Publishing Information

Why It's Good to Take Job Search Feedback Personally

“Don’t take it personally.” The phrase, often uttered in an apologetic tone or as a sort of disclaimer, is often used to provide solace or advice to those who have encountered a stumble in the dance of life. 1,310 more words

Personal Growth

Let down by George Lucas: My son's first rejection letter.

The boys had a lesson in letter writing last spring, and when I asked to whom they’d like to write formal letters, they skipped over friends and family and went straight to the biggies: George Lucas and Joss Whedon (writer/director of… 577 more words


Have Faith, Don't Give Up

After submitting applications to six universities, I patiently awaited communication from them.  I was hopeful for at least an interview! The weeks felt like years and during this waiting time I struggled with a lot of negative thinking and self defeating thoughts which significantly impacted my anxiety, “what if I don’t get in?” Sometimes we can be our worst enemy.   649 more words


My First Rejection Letter

After nearly a month of editing my short story, I’ve finally sent it away. I’ve entered it into a writing contest with hopes that it may be published. 529 more words

General Posts

Selling – the writer's bane

Silk’s Post #92 — I’m reading a book about selling. I know, I know. It’s hardly beach reading, and besides I should be writing. Or reading about writing. 1,084 more words


Late Night Chat

Hello readers!

It’s about 11:45 here in Jersey and by the time I finish writing this, it will be well after midnight. I had another topic in mind to post about today, but some things happened and writing had to take a backseat. 426 more words