Category: Diary

Writing? Dont forget to read

Sometimes when my creative mind stalls, it may be I’m out of writing fuel. To fill up again, I take the time to read. Reading the work of others not only refreshes your mind, but it provides writing ideas of your own. “If You Don’t Have Time To Read, You Don’t Have The Time (Or The Tools) To Write” –…

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…

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…