Rejection Rules

As I survey my Submittable Submissions page, I count two (two!) acceptances, separated by a distance of four years. I count thirty-one rejections, separated by considerably less. True, this...
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The Rejection Letter of Yore

The dreaded dispatch came concealed in a perfume-scented neon bejeweled economy-size sarcophagus. As they always did. The psychedelic dule of doves descended from the skies ablaze with...
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Top 10 Ways to Avoid a Deadline

As Douglas Adams wrote in The Salmon of Doubt, “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” Whooshing noises (in lieu of submissions) are fine and dandy. But...
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