First Story, Rejected

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Noodleman
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First Story, Rejected

Postby Noodleman » Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:16 pm

I was very excited about writing my first story, submitted it and it was returned with an R. If anyone would care to critique it I would be very happy.

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Re: First Story, Rejected

Postby RSchibler » Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:39 pm

Send it my way.
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Re: First Story, Rejected

Postby SCAFontaine » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:05 am

I'll give it a look.

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Re: First Story, Rejected

Postby MattDovey » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:45 am

Look at it this way: you need two things to be a writer--rejections and acceptances. You've got the rejection now, so you're halfway there, right? Right!

(I have no time to read, I'm afraid--PodCastle is open, so I'm reading slush rather than beta atm--but I wish you the best of luck :) )
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Re: First Story, Rejected

Postby RSchibler » Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:20 pm

MattDovey wrote:Look at it this way: you need two things to be a writer--rejections and acceptances. You've got the rejection now, so you're halfway there, right? Right!


Matt, if you're telling me it's supposed to be a 1:1 ratio I've got a huge pile of acceptances headed my way.

Aaaaaaaaaaany minute now...
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Vol34: R, HM, R
Vol35: HM, R, R, HM

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Re: First Story, Rejected

Postby MattDovey » Thu Nov 22, 2018 2:18 am

RSchibler wrote:
MattDovey wrote:Look at it this way: you need two things to be a writer--rejections and acceptances. You've got the rejection now, so you're halfway there, right? Right!


Matt, if you're telling me it's supposed to be a 1:1 ratio I've got a huge pile of acceptances headed my way.

Aaaaaaaaaaany minute now...


Gods, if only. After 400+ submissions I have a ratio of, er, 14.4:1. And I consider that pretty good going!
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