“Be encouraged” appeared in the rejection letter. And I am.
All efforts of writing won’t be spectacular, but I can come to the page; I always have something to offer to the page, and that’s an important reminder.
What I am doing here is writing myself out of despair. Or attempting to anyhow. My book I am trying to publish has been rejected for the third time in two weeks. I’m disappointed. I’m disheartened. I’m disappointed. And questioning my value as a writer. Am I good enough? Am I worthy? Of course theContinue reading “A Quick Note on Rejection”
The research on Bluefield includes hours of interviews with elders of the villages, some of whom have since passed on; water and soil samples to determine if nature is the cause of so much cancer deaths and diagnoses; and the journal entries I wrote documenting my mother’s fight with colon cancer. It’s about five yearsContinue reading “Stuck at Start”