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The Other Type of Rejection for Writers

Though its usefulness is questionable, people who declare their intention to be a writer will hear a warning from, well, just about everywhere not long afterward. Get comfortable with rejection, because you’ll be facing it a lot…from agents, publishers, journals, contests…rejection is part of life as a writer. Okay, yes, it is. I can’t deny …

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Charles Elwood Unglebower

Scintilla Day 7: Talk about a time when you saw your mother or father as a person independent of his or her identity as your parent. Most people in childhood see their parents as super human. But for me it was different and in a sense much worse. Because when I was a child, my father, Charles …

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