Dustin Adams wrote:(Trust me, I'm antsy as can be. Being a non-published finalist just makes you think that every single quarter is a victory waiting to explode.)
However, I will say that if/when I get a rejection, I'd much prefer it not be Q1 because this is my first entry after my finalist. An R would hurt whenever, but it would hurt most this time.
"Hey, you're great!"
Remember, Caesar, thou art mortal.
And if you forget, the universe shall arrange to remind you.