For those of us working in isolation on our writing, wondering whether or not to submit, or where to submit, or how to submit, this blog inspires and unravels the submission process.
by Lynn Wagner
While Lighthousers are munching donuts this Saturday for Willfully Submit (10:30 AM on 2/22). I’ll be chatting you up to Send Out Sanely. It’s February, if you have made a resolution to send out your stuff, it’s time to be willful about it and head on over to Lighthouse.
Personally, things have been a lot better for me since I calmed down and became committed. I started sending poems out again this summer and a) it was easy, since it had been so long I knew I didn’t have to wait for any journals to return previous submissions, and b) my mind was more at ease because I became a little better at the psychology of sending out. (I’m a slow learner.)
I had some good luck, like, having to write multiple journals multiple times to take back poems that had been accepted, but more importantly I…
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