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  1. deadrats liked matwoolf's post in the thread Rejection, rejection, rejection....

    I also got rejected by them this afternoon... serves me right for copying you :)...shh was planning the rest of my life around their...

    Mar 18, 2019 at 7:09 PM
  2. deadrats replied to the thread Rejection, rejection, rejection....

    And another one... Am I insane? I have to question that sometimes.

    Mar 18, 2019 at 6:24 PM
  3. deadrats replied to the thread Rejection, rejection, rejection....

    A 42-day personal rejection from The Masters Review.

    Mar 18, 2019 at 6:22 PM
  4. deadrats replied to the thread I suck at this.

    I can't imagine not having anything nice to say. Maybe give it a second read. Is it the writing you think is bad or the story? I mean...

    Mar 18, 2019 at 12:12 AM
  5. deadrats liked John Calligan's post in the thread Rejection, rejection, rejection....

    Hang in there boss.

    Mar 17, 2019 at 10:37 PM
  6. deadrats liked Woodstock Writer's post in the thread Rejection, rejection, rejection....

    I don’t blame you, but I’m in awe of how you manage to submit so much! You’re due some good luck soon, surely.

    Mar 17, 2019 at 10:37 PM
  7. deadrats liked Krispee's post in the thread Rejection, rejection, rejection....

    Chin up, DR, you'll make it, as Dory said (paraphrased) just keep writing. Sent you a message and a mail, don't know if that will...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 9:58 PM
  8. deadrats replied to the thread Rejection, rejection, rejection....

    Feeling discouraged...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 9:17 PM
  9. deadrats replied to the thread Rejection, rejection, rejection....

    A 376-day form rejection from The Gettysburg Review.

    Mar 17, 2019 at 7:35 PM
  10. deadrats liked Krispee's post in the thread Rejection, rejection, rejection....

    Well, kind as always. It's not long in its present form (being in my opinion, and ideas, a part of a larger story) but you are welcome...

    Mar 16, 2019 at 11:05 PM
  11. deadrats liked XRD_author's post in the thread Titles.

    Agreed. Plus there's a lot to be said for realizing that other people might have more experience and expertise on something like book...

    Mar 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM
  12. deadrats replied to the thread Afraid Of Loosing My Creative Hunger, Dont Know What To Do.

    Writing is a choice. Everyday you have that choice. It's okay to choose to do something else. It's always going to be your choice....

    Mar 16, 2019 at 6:21 PM
  13. deadrats replied to the thread Anyone use the Hemingway Editor or Hemingway App?.

    No app is going to replace the human touch. I trust myself more as a writer than I would any app. Although this seems interesting, I...

    Mar 16, 2019 at 6:10 PM
  14. deadrats replied to the thread A short story is a contained story.

    Look at the short stories in The New Yorker or The Paris Review or (my person favorite) The Gettysburg Review. These were my first...

    Mar 16, 2019 at 6:01 PM
  15. deadrats liked HeathBar's post in the thread Literary v. Commercial?.

    Thank you - I think this makes a lot of sense. Plus, it's the option that doesn't require a decision - the best kind! I read a lot of...

    Mar 16, 2019 at 5:50 PM