I’m Lucky I Haven’t Been Posting Stories On Here

I’m lucky I haven’t been posting stories on here. That probably sounds odd, but it’s true.

Whenever I start getting discouraged about a story getting rejected, I pause to think that I can always just use it for a post on here some time if it just doesn’t fit anywhere else. Then I usually keep submitting and/or take a look to see if it doesn’t need some kind of revision. I keep the idea of using it as a blog post in the back of my head, but so far whatever has always been accepted somewhere else first.

Of course, I do have pieces that haven’t been accepted somewhere that I’m not still sending out, but most of those I just decided were bad and haven’t faced rewriting yet. I also wrote some specially for this blog, but those were quick dash-offs that I didn’t feel merited actual writing. So far there’s been nothing that I felt was a real story that I had to resort to using as a blog post because no one took it before I got sick of trying.

I’ve been lucky. That’s all it is.

About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...
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