Today I got another rejection letter from a potential agent. I can hook them, but I can’t sink ‘em. I sent out ten queries as a first round pitch, and received three request for partials, and two requests for wholes. … Continue reading The Masochistic Literary Game
They’ve started with the Christmas music in the mall where I work. It’s still about a week until Thanksgiving. I used to love Christmas. In some ways I still do. The crisp wintry air, the cozy warmth of a low-lit … Continue reading Is There Magic to Christmas?
Relish …Warm coffee on a crisp autumn day …Baby hugs and toddler kisses …Sweet slumber after a long day’s work …Oozing sugar on hot cinnamon rolls …Deep conversations that last long into the night …The people that love you anyway … Continue reading Relish
Today, I woke up in fear and trepidation over certain events that will play out before the night’s end. Over foaming toothpaste and steaming coffee (yes, weird combo. And a bit…counterproductive I think..) I breathed desperate prayers that lasted through the morning commute. But somewhere in there, through the garbled prayers rising silently under my furrowed brow, I heard it. The gentle laughter of God. I realized, these problems, these fears, these impossible situations that paralyze us, do not threaten God nor his plans for us. My yoke is easy, my burden is light, Jesus said. Commit your ways to … Continue reading …And God Laughed…
Today I am looking for a new job. A real job. The kind where you trade in your name tag and standardized dress code, for a pair of heels and a running line of credit at New York and Company. … Continue reading Drinking Coffee Creamer: Thoughts on the Starving Artist Years
So, it’s on us once again. The American Presidential election. I haven’t voted in a long time. For one, everytime the election rolls around, I live in a different state than I did last time. I don’t even know where … Continue reading Just Get Insurance and Vote: Thoughts on Government Protest