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Is it a romance

Is It a Romance?

I think the most painful word in the world is “rejection,” (this word is closely followed by “we can still be friends,” and “I’m sorry, we don’t make that dessert anymore,” but I digress). Rejection. Three syllables worth of disappointment, hurt, confusion—the angst-related synonyms could stretch on for eternity. There are different reasons for rejection—the […]

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Pitch Perfect

Few things strike terror into the hearts of conference goers more than the dreaded editor or agent appointment, and yet few opportunities at a writing conference are more valuable. Here, then, are a few tips to make the experience less terrifying and more valuable. 1. SIGN UP. Just do it. Yes, I know, those people […]

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