The Good News

It has been a busy day and for fun I had to rush and check out the Writer’s Digest forum to see which five stories were chosen as finalists in Contest Prompt #14. Sorry to say, I checked out the Writer’s Digest forum and my short story from their prompt is not posted to be voted on.

And my response…well at least I tried. I can add this to my short list of rejections. There is nothing more inspiring than a pile of rejections and I’m well on my way with my first rejection of sorts in a very long time.

Sure I have my blog(s) and other such writing bits when I gather the strength but in my land of fiction, my land of print dreams, I have made the first step.

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4 comments

  1. jodapoet says:

    A great way to look at rejection. More often than not rejection only means it’s not that your writing was no good but rather the editor has no taste :)

  2. yanjiaren says:

    The thing is we just have to keep plugging away, somewhere someone will like us! Well I know I ain’t no Kate Moss or Tyra Banks but I have to believe in myself an incy bit. I like what you write anyway!

  3. writelyapplied says:

    Thanks! I’ll try to keep doing that!

  4. amesplaza says:

    don’t worry, i think i have enough rejection letters to wallpaper my bedroom. i just sort of take it with a grain of salt and move on. Eventually, the good letters will come and it’ll make all the rejections worthwhile.

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