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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

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A Writer’s Interpretation of a “Maybe”

12:31 pm: Dear Diary, Oh!  Mail’s here.  I’ll just have a quick look -- a few  manuscripts circulating. 12:32 pm: Oh joy! Oh bliss!  My poem to the magazine I have desperately been trying to break into...was not immediately rejected!  I received a postcard with my name and address handwritten on the front and a… Continue reading A Writer’s Interpretation of a “Maybe”