Posts Tagged submissions
When It Comes To Submitting, Fugetaboutit.
Posted by LadyLadder in Linda, Submissions on January 1, 2013
For some writers, submitting is an obsession. Not the act of submitting – which might be a good thing to be obsessed about. I’m talking about the aftermath of submitting. The waiting game. I know writers who check email and snail mail constantly like a teenage girl awaiting a call following a first date. If […]
When You Don’t Meet Your Goals, Rationalize
Posted by LadyLadder in Goals 2012/2013, Linda on December 13, 2012
At 16, I set a goal. I wanted to be an All State Swimmer. I was the South Carolina state champion in the 100 and 200 yd breaststroke. You’d think that would be enough to qualify, right? No! To be an All State Swimmer you had to post a time within 10% of the state […]
Is It Done Yet?
Posted by LadyLadder in How Do you Know You're Done, Linda on November 23, 2012
I count a play done, finished, finito when I sit in the audience and don’t change a thing. I count it “done” when I am ready to submit. And that then begs the question, “Why am I submitting this?” That’s not a self-depreciating comment about the quality of my work – but a reminder that […]