Today, as my creative muse lies bludgeoned unconscious against the immovable rock of my writers block, I get a nice stiff dose of crotch-kick encouragement: My latest rejection letter from Fantasy and Science Fiction magazine. Once again, SlushGod John Joseph Adams is almost inexplicably polite in his manner of telling me to go stick my head in a pig:
"Dear J.M. Garmon:
"Thank you for submitting 'The Revelation of Guido,' but I'm going to pass on it. There's nice writing here, but this tale didn't hold my interest, I'm afraid. Good luck to you with this one, and thanks again for sending it our way."
This should definitely help the old crisis of confidence and competence.
[sigh] Back to the salt mines...
Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can also follow him on his personal blog.