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Rejection Means…


So what does rejection signify to us as writers? Logically, a rejection means nothing has changed. I’m not published in Magazine X, I send a query and get a rejection (or letter of declination as I sometimes call them) and I’m still not published in Magazine X. No change. Logically, the only thing a rejection […]

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Oh Joy, Another Rejection!


Last week, I prepared a cover letter to accompany my novella to another magazine. The magazine’s guidelines said they rarely accept fiction over 9,000 words, but I’d met someone who had worked with the publication as a part-time copy editor and who said they do occasionally publish novellas, so I thought I’d give it a shot. […]

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