How not to give up

On not even trying to accept failure

Photo by Julia Joppien on Unsplash

This morning I learned that my last real hope of being accepted by a traditional publisher has been dashed.

I saw the innocuous ‘info@’ sender name, and the smallest pang of residual angst flickered in my breast as my eyes drifted to the subject line and confirmed those were indeed my words courting the publisher after the Re: of their reply.

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