This post is simply about thanking everyone for helping me plow through a rough patch in my writing life—as well as my personal life. I stumbled, but you all kept me from crashing. Because of all of you, I am stronger, tougher, more determined, and rejuvenated.
One of our Limebird followers, Darla, wrote an exquisite post about the Stockdale Paradox and how it applies to people overcoming tremendous odds. She cited my two-fold rejection as a perfect example of what a writer must do in the face of “brutal reality.”