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“Rejection Club”

A book chat in a cozy café on a rainy day — what could be better? Martha Moffett — gifted storyteller, poetry lover, and editing ace (https://marthaspencil.com/) — and I got together so she could loan me a fabulous YA … Continue reading

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Running Start

“Proceed as if success is inevitable.”     Advice from a coffee mug With the summer winding down and September just around the corner, now is a great time to start pulling out your submission-worthy pieces and mapping out a strategy … Continue reading

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Rejection Protection

“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error … Continue reading

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Upbeat Submitting

“Choose to feel optimistic. It feels better!” Dalai Lama “Choose to feel optimistic” — what wonderful advice. On the one hand, it’s so simple — on the other, it isn’t always easy. When we’re alone on the page in the … Continue reading

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Limbo Rock

“Every limbo boy and girl All around the limbo world Gonna do the limbo rock All around the limbo clock.” As soon as I typed the word “limbo,” this song popped into my head. Guess I’m doing the limbo rock. … Continue reading

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