Another rejection, and it’s all about the dog, the dog

Well, Foundry doesn’t want any of the five (or was it four?) poems I submitted. They did mention that they liked¬†Sundays, after the cat dies but unfortunately couldn’t find a place for it. I think this means that they thought it sucked a little less than the rest of my work. Submitting is a painful… Read More Another rejection, and it’s all about the dog, the dog

Don’t let rejection freak you out (and goodbye, Phillip Levine)

I’ve mentioned it before: I receive a lot of rejections. The actual number, of course, varies upon the time of year, my confidence level and my writing output. I usually have three pieces out in circulation at any point, and with the average literary magazine accepting less than 1-5% of submissions–well, you do the math.… Read More Don’t let rejection freak you out (and goodbye, Phillip Levine)