Sometimes, rejection notices are actually nice. Like the one I just got from Gertrude Press, where I sent “Something Like Heaven” for their 2009 Chapbook Contest. Turns out I was one of three finalists. See? It says so here.
I feel like I’m getting closer to something. The story is out elsewhere now, and I hope it finds a home.
And I hope I finish chapter nine and this other story I’m working on really soon….