My First Rejection

My First Rejection I received my first rejection today from CricketMedia for my submission for LadyBug. The only comment was it didn’t fit. Kinda like a shoe, I guess. So I created a new label in Gmail called rejections and promptly labeled the rejection and archived it. Another writer told me he framed his first […]

My First Published Short Story

I’m Published I entered a short story in a contest sponsored by wordhaus last month and although it didn’t win, it is published on their website. You can find it here: Fire Writing stories under 500 words requires you to keep your writing tight. You have to get rid of anything that does add to the […]

None of the Above

To be, to have, to think, to move — which of these verbs is the one you feel most connected to? Or is there another verb that characterizes you. To be doesn’t fit me very well as it confines me. I have been many things — an EMT, a medical lab tech, a soldier, a pharmacy tech, software engineer, and […]