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To All Those Who Dream Of Writing

While going through my emails the other day in an attempt to clean my mailbox of the junk mail I receive on a daily basis, I came across a “rejection” letter from a publisher. It was dated decades ago when … Continue reading

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One Year And Seven Months!

“Dear Author, Thanks so much for letting us take a look at your materials, and please forgive me for responding with a form letter. The volume of submissions we receive, however, makes it impossible to correspond with everyone personally. Unfortunately, the … Continue reading

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Get Carried Away!

My productivity has been in a bit of a slump lately. The usual ‘family’ and ‘things to do’ stuff. Mainly there’s just too much else to pay attention to.  I have to confess that roughly every week for the past … Continue reading

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Sorry Not For Us

A few months back I got yet another “rejection email” from a publisher. Over the years and following the advice of other experienced writers I have learned to accept rejections with an open mind and not take them personally. Now … Continue reading

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What The Heck!

Is waiting for an email from an agent or publisher more preferable than a letter delivered by a postman? James Herriot writes: “They kept coming back with regular monotony and it’s a terrible thing when you hear the postman pushing … Continue reading

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Rejection!

Rejection, or the “R” word, is the most dreaded word of a writer. It is so powerful that it can have a negative impact on the writer, so much so that some writers have great difficulty in handling it and … Continue reading

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Writing Is Writing

Do you as a writer feel guilty when you are not writing, and yet you assure yourself that you are not wasting time? That on the contrary you are getting in the mood or preparing for the task? As E.L. … Continue reading

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