An Occupational Hazard: Why Writers Resent Holidays

Let’s be honest.  We always become really committed to write, to create, to finally-put-that-great-story-idea-on-paper the exact moment that we can’t; namely, when we have other commitments be they to family, friends, traditions, dirty dishes, school, our bodies.  It’s convenient.  It’s certainly easier to glower and blame an early morning sunrise service, a parade, or aContinue reading “An Occupational Hazard: Why Writers Resent Holidays”

A Compressed Response Time at The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts

It’s new.  It’s flashy.  And they’re wicked fast. I submitted at 1am on Tuesday, May 17th and I got a response by 11am on Thursday, May 19th (it was the good rejection letter I mentioned earlier on this blog).  In the world of literary journals, where the wait ranges from 6 weeks to 6 months,Continue reading “A Compressed Response Time at The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts”