Today I received a Short Story Competition Update about a story I submitted about three months ago. The opening line is often the same regardless of where the letter comes from: Thank you so much for entering.... Damn. So right away I know it's not a letter of congratulations. I didn't win. My twisted writer… Continue reading How To Deal With a Rejection Letter
What the…? There must be some sort of mistake. I know my story was destined to be the winner of a recent contest and it makes absolutely no sense that I didn't even make the list let alone take top honors. There's only one explanation and that is that the judges must've missed it or… Continue reading Whaddya Mean I Didn’t Win?