Tuesday, 20 March 2012
The joys of the R word
A while ago I got my first rejection letter. I knew that story would be rejected, it was appalling.
Today I got a letter in the post. I didn't look like a bank statement or anything else boring so I got excited.
'Look piggys,' I said to the three eager balls of fluff beside me. 'Another rejection letter. Yay.'
I meant this with sincerity. I was excited about another rejection letter! Rejections letters mean that I'm a writer, I'm writing and sending my writing out there into the world and someone I don't know is reading it and one day, maybe one day, it won't be a rejection letter. It'll be an acceptance and I'll have made it.
I tore open the letter with vigour. It was a spam letter from Very.co.uk offering me 10% off...