Of a bunch of devotions I wrote for one publisher back in December 2019, one is being considered for the future. Won’t find out if it’s accepted for another year.
Going by past experience, the piece may or may not be accepted, as other devotions of mine have been considered for a year, and after a year of those being considered, some were accepted and others were not.
I just don’t know for sure if this latest one will be published. But it feels better than having it straight out rejected at the start. A long time to wait, for sure, but well worth the wait, because this devotion would be a strong contender, going by the fact it’s come this far.
If possible, I believe to present my best work to publishers, in fitting with their publication requirements. Sometimes, I feel, why should I use an idea here? But I still use it here. Because it’s better to use the idea on a road I know it will be published in, rather than speculating my good idea may or may not get published somewhere untested.
Continue reading “The tried and true, and the possible”
I would have posted another in my church series today (Church series here), but I came across the taped interview of one of the articles I have already published on that blog. I thought I need to publish the whole interview. This would take time to transcribe. So, when that’s done, I’ll be posting that as my next post, which shouldn’t be too far away.
I have found market guides helpful and discouraging, but before I dislocated my writing vocation, I decided to let it marinate and wait for an opportune time to revisit the B-All and End-All Market Guide where one’s dreams are just a few steps away.
Continue reading “Market guides: helpful or discouraging?”
There’s satisfaction in knowing that the writing piece one has done is the best possible work one could have done, together with a conscientious editor, who fills in the flawed parts with a deft touch.
Continue reading “When all comes together well”