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Dealing with Rejection: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

Dealing with Rejection: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

Rejection is an unfortunate part of being a writer. And an actor. And, well, any sort of artist, really. So far this year, I’ve received two rejections from short story anthologies, and one from a character/role I really, really wanted. […]

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Writer’s Block as Internalized Rejection

Writer’s Block as Internalized Rejection

Okay, this post is about something that has taken me a very very long time to figure out. Most of my writer’s block comes from rejection. Now, this isn’t the type of term where I have submitted my work, been […]

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Characters Really Can Get In the Way

Characters Really Can Get In the Way

In case you’re keeping track, I mentioned (here) that I was going to write this character post when I was whining about my lack of motivation and my inability to get working on a few pieces. All of this was […]

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The Beauty in Failure

The Beauty in Failure

I’m part of a writing group and every month, about 70% through our meeting after critiques and skills but before business, we ask for brags. Brags usually consist of “This got accepted!” Or “I finished NaNoWriMo!” But my favourite brags, […]

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