And if you get this note on your rejection slip, send them more work and within the next two months of receiving the note. No later. I mean it. You have permission to respond quickly and professionally. And no one thinks anything bad of you. Promise.
Submit Like A Man: How Women Writers Can Become More Successful
Kelli Russell Agodon
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Oh my god, thank you! It’s actually oddly validating to realise that I’m not the only woman that thinks this way, and that it’s not the “reality” — it is something that I can overcome.

This is now on my “to do” list. I keep a spreadsheet that tracks submissions and upcoming deadlines (calls for submissions that are time-sensitive) etc. I have a column for “response” (accept, reject, resubmit, no response) — I’m adding an extra one right next to it for “if resubmit, by X date” (X date being max 2 months out).

This has really helped me. Thank you so much!!

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