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Rejection Legacy of Shame

Rejecting a child

Leaves a legacy of shame

Never growing up


Results and Rejection

“Thank you for submitting your literary work to the East Campus Eighth Annual Writing Contest.  The number of entries, plus the quality of the work submitted, made this year’s contest an exceptionally competitive one.  477 more words


Taste of Your Own Medicine

A 17 year old high school senior from North Carolina, Siobhan O’Dell responded to Duke University’s rejection letter by sending a rejection letter rejecting it. 138 more words


I am building my mountain of rejection that one day I may scale its papery slopes to the peak of my sorrows and plant my brightly colored flag of acceptance!

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My query stats

I’ve debated writing this post for a while. I mentioned querying a book last year in multiple posts, and I don’t have an agent right now, so you can all probably guess how that went. 283 more words


A Spring Break of Self-Doubt

I’ve not gone anywhere over the break this week, and I’ve no plans to do so, really, as it’s a week in which I’m steadily querying publishers and agents. 726 more words


The Beauty You Are

Sometimes we hang on
to what we should not.
Trying hard to belong,
we lose ourselves, are lost.

Never believe you are less
than the beauty you are. 9 more words