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Submission Day and the Editing Process

Today I submitted a short story to an anthology for publication. I have submitted to this publisher before and been rejected several times before, some of these rejections resulting in posts on this blog. After each of these rejections I was able to take a few steps back and look at the work I submitted […]

Fear Conquering

This weekend I did quite a bit of fear conquering and that got me to thinking that an awful lot of the things I do to avoid writing are fear-based. I have a nearly-paralyzing fear of heights that starts as soon as I stand on a footstool and this weekend I got up on a […]

To Quit Or Not To Quit (writing) – That Is The Question

Those of you who have read some of my previous blog posts (assuming anybody reads this blog anymore) know that I’ve addressed the issue of rejection before. My feelings on rejection have stayed fundamentally the same: rejection is part of the game. If you plan on being a writer, you need to plan on getting […]

A Writer’s New Years Resolutions

This time of year we fill ourselves with empty promises (we call them “resolutions”) to do more, be better, and achieve everything we’ve always wanted to achieve. The trick here isn’t to avoid resolutions all together, the trick is to treat them as goals and make them achievable.

Making Your Dreams Come True

All of us have dreams. What few of us realize is that the only thing standing between us and our dreams is action. There’s no magic fairy dust, no prayer, no faith that will make them happen – only us putting one foot in front of the other.