Daily Archives: February 2, 2004

My So-Called Writing Life

Over at Making Light, Teresa Nielsen Hayden discourses on literary rejection and why writers take rejection badly (reason: The editors are rejecting our babies! Waaaaaah!). In the comment thread, Charlie Stross makes a cogent observation, excerpted here: It’s an issue of self-identity. People who write think of themselves as being writers; thus, to have their […]

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