truth....even though i told you with my new year's possibilities post that
we all do i do- receive rejection letters for submissions.....
i can't lie- when you get one of these "unfortunately" letters, it still feels like a bit of a sucker punch to the gut... you glanced away for a moment and pow- right to the gut.
but, just like i said, this opportunity is a chance to grow. and if you never submit....you will never know. you will never see your work in a magazine or book.
i thought it was so timely for me to have received my piece back after just talking about this with my post. and so, even though i am licking my wounds this morning- this is life. and this is the life of an artist. not everything will be magical.
not everything will be published.