Get Inspired Mondays, Writing

Where I Avoid Explicatives While Talking About Rejection

Husband: "Do you think the Hawks high-five each other after they make it through the hoop?" Me: "Yes, because I keep finding feathers on the bottom of my shoes." This was the conversation my husband and I had as we looked not at a bunch of freakishly tall people on our TV screen, but at… Continue reading Where I Avoid Explicatives While Talking About Rejection

Get Inspired Mondays, Writing

Ah, the Sweet (Buttery) Smell of Rejection

  It was 6:00pm on a Friday when I received my first jolt of writerly rejection several years ago. Getting ready for movie night with my young girls, I was pulling out cozy blankets and popping popcorn when my husband walked in with the stack of mail in hand. My eyes found it immediately -- the large… Continue reading Ah, the Sweet (Buttery) Smell of Rejection