Tag: Rejection Letters

Weeks of Writing: 2/22/21 to 3/7/21

A couple more weeks of writing come and gone. Check it out. Words to Write By This week’s quote comes from Joseph Heller. “Every writer I know has trouble writing.” ~ Joseph Heller I feel this one in my soul. Writing is rarely easy… Continue Reading “Weeks of Writing: 2/22/21 to 3/7/21”

Submission Statement: February 2021

Another month come and gone. Here’s how I did. February 2021 Report Card Submissions Sent: 5 Rejections: 6 Acceptances: 0 Publications: 0 Further Consideration: 0 February was, well, not spectacular. I would have liked more submissions, fewer rejections, and, you know, maybe an acceptance.… Continue Reading “Submission Statement: February 2021”

A Week of Writing: 2/15/21 to 2/21/21

Another week of writing, submitting, revising, the works. Words to Write By This week we return to the bottomless well of writerly wisdom that is Elmore Leonard. “All the information you need can be given in dialogue.” ― Elmore Leonard If you’re not particularly adept… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 2/15/21 to 2/21/21”

A Week of Writing: 2/8/21 to 2/14/21

A little late, but here’s one more week of authorly activities. Words to Write By This week it’s one of my favorite Hemingway quotes. “We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.” ~ Ernest Hemingway I don’t think… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 2/8/21 to 2/14/21”

Submission Statement: January 2021

The first month of the new year is in the books. Here are all my submissions, rejections, and other writerly doings for January 2021 January 2021 Report Card Submissions Sent: 11 Rejections: 7 Acceptances: 0 Publications: 1 Further Consideration: 0 January was a good… Continue Reading “Submission Statement: January 2021”

A Week of Writing: 1/18/21 to 1/24/21

Another week of writing come and gone. Have a look. Words to Write By This week’s quote comes from author Jane Yolen. “Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 1/18/21 to 1/24/21”

The Complete Picture: Nine Years of Submissions

Anyone who has followed this blog for any length of time knows how much I love stats. From rejections numbers to acceptance percentages, I enjoy diving into the data to see how much I’ve progressed as a writer over the years. Now, normally, I… Continue Reading “The Complete Picture: Nine Years of Submissions”

Weeks of Writing: 1/1/21 to 1/10/21

Here’s my writing report card for the first week and change of the new year. Let’s take a look. Words to Write By I really like this quote from novelist and playwright William Somerset Maugham, “There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately,… Continue Reading “Weeks of Writing: 1/1/21 to 1/10/21”

2020 Writing Review Part 2: Rejections

This is part two of my year-end writing review. You can find part one here. Today, I’m going to be looking at all the rejections I received last year and try to live up to the name of this blog. 🙂 Let’s get to… Continue Reading “2020 Writing Review Part 2: Rejections”

2020 Writing Review Part 1: Submissions

This year, I’m going to break up my year-end review into three or four posts so I can do a deeper dive into the data. I’m starting off with the raw submission numbers, and I’ll cover rejections and acceptances in their own posts, as… Continue Reading “2020 Writing Review Part 1: Submissions”

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