So the general consensus seems to be that this is a strong Secret Agent round! Our Premium Slush Pile continues to sparkle.
Good thing, too, because we've got Lurking Agents.
You knew that, right? They slide silently through the entries during contests, fingers brushing the ripest fruits in the basket. And then they email me.
And ask for things.
Yep. You have no idea how much fun I have behind the scenes.
I guess this makes me a talent scout of sorts. Except, I don't have to go looking for the talent. It comes to me! All I do it format and post it. Which places all the kudos into the laps of the participating writers.
A lot of you are working REALLY HARD and doing a lot of things RIGHT. And though there is most likely a lot of rejection in your immediate path, if you keep doing what you're doing IT WON'T STRANGLE YOU. And you will reach your goals.
There you go. A weekend pep-talk. Ain't writing grand??