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In Consideration of My 1000th Rejection

This isn’t quitting. It’s transitioning.

Photo by Shelby Miller on Unsplash

On January 18th, 2022, I received my 1000th short story rejection.

It took a little less than five years to achieve this ignoble honor. That final rejection was to a piece of flash fiction called “Through Destruction,” a sort of alternate version of an earlier, much longer story. The final blow was dealt…

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