Diary of a bad writer – Week 87

November 3rd, 5:00pm – I found an article on how authors handle rejection letters. My way of handling it was not listed. I say consider any positive suggestions that might make the work better, then discard the rest. Writers don’t want negativity. We want readers to suspend their imaginations. In the meantime, GET TO WORK sending your poem, manuscript, or…

A Brave Night Out

What’s it About? For this story, I’d rather you read it and form your own interpretation. The writing was submitted to a publisher and rejected. On the positive side, the publisher commented why it was rejected. That gave me the opportunity to rewrite the story and submit it again, or to a new publisher. The problem with that is it…

First Rejection Letter From Publisher

October 27th, A New Day – It’s a rite of passage. Every writer gets them.  I proudly display mine.  January 2020, I got my first one. The rejected story I wrote, “A Brave Night Out” will be posted on Halloween this Saturday. My First Rejection Letter, Printed And Placed On A Wall Dear Darnell,   Many thanks for sending your…