My devotion was written, edited, submitted, now in process of a month’s evaluation by the editors, then I am notified … Continue reading Learning from rejection of writing
Putting the much loved poem on the back burner was the logical next step. This after desperately searching for a … Continue reading Persevering with the poem that’s a labor of love
Why would an editor not edit a piece that is going to be published? The answer may be simple. The … Continue reading Why do editors not edit things?
It’s good even great to get editors to accept your work and publish it even when some things were edited … Continue reading When editors publish your work
Editors are there to present your work, but I wasn’t expecting life lessons as well. However, I’ve finally grasped what … Continue reading Good, unexpected lessons from editors
Writing my own stories may be best left with a free online platform like WordPress, because I wonder if the traditional publishers will ever take my own stories on board? Of course, traditional publishers do take stories, but they tend to be the ones that suit the publisher, not any old story, not the ones that I may want to write. My own stories may have to be written a certain way before they are even considered by traditional publishers. I can’t be myself or else face a rejection because it wasn’t written the way the publisher wants it written.
I don’t know how many times I’ve come across the statement “competition is fierce” in writers guidelines. But it’s really … Continue reading Competition is fierce
If freelancers do not have the precise knowledge of a genre of writing, how would freelancers get their work published … Continue reading Lack of genre knowledge may not be a barrier
Rejection seldom takes a writer well, but taking it on the chin can be enlightening. Personally, I would like to … Continue reading Submit everything or only the best?
Motivation can be an issue for a writer if not on assignment. It’s possible for a writer not on assignment … Continue reading A writer with strong motivation is a storm force
One of the pressures of being on “assignment” is getting the job done on time. It requires a little foresight … Continue reading Getting the assignment done on time
At the start of the week, I submitted two pieces, one article and one devotion, for consideration for publication. It … Continue reading No longer in my hands