Submitting experimental writing

Years ago, I posted a link to Bernadette Mayer’s poem Very Strong February. I was first introduced to Mayer’s work at Goddard. My advisor suggested that I include Midwinter Day in my book list. At the time, I was struggling to get through Gertrude Stein’s experimental book, Tender Buttons: Objects, Food, Rooms. The book is… Continue reading Submitting experimental writing

Facing Down Rejection

Although I don’t have any statistics on rejections I do know that many best-selling authors often boast of how many rejections they received before they got their first work published.  And almost every how-to writing book includes a chapter on accepting rejection as part of the writing process. Successful writers all say the same thing…surviving… Continue reading Facing Down Rejection