My devotion was written, edited, submitted, now in process of a month’s evaluation by the editors, then I am notified of its status. Writing it was a bit of a labor, even at 300 words. It’s just getting it right that counts even with good material — I do not take for granted getting a piece rejected these days, after several set-backs where my work, which I thought was good, was rejected.
Although I wrote the following in 2017 — ‘the Christian writing I started five years ago is complete for this period of my writing and there is nothing new to pursue in terms of Christian articles and those types of writings’ — why did I get published several times in that genre since?
Getting dropped as a writer requires emotional maturity to accept. Cut to the emotionally distraught writer in the throes of accepting being dropped.
Putting the poem on the back burner was the logical next step. This after desperately searching for a suitable publisher for it, but realizing there isn’t one, yet. Beforehand, he was deciding on finding a publisher for it or place it on his blog. He had at least decided that he would work on finding a publisher for it, and would continue the search at a later date.
Who is being promoted by publishers? The young? The established? The well-known? Yes, all three. The breakthrough artist as well.