Writerly Endurance: Try again. Fail again. Fail better

The anxiety you feel after submitting a requested revision to an agent is paralyzing. Because with R&Rs, you’re oh-so-close to landing an agent, yet oh-so-close to falling back into the Query Trench. . . So that’s where I’m at right now — I sent the R&R and am now waiting for the agent’s response. How … Continue reading Writerly Endurance: Try again. Fail again. Fail better

The Case of the ‘Man who sued his wife for being ugly’ from the Perspective of a History Fanatic

A STORY HAS BEEN GOING VIRAL RECENTLY about a man (Jian Feng) who successfully sued his wife for having an ‘incredibly ugly’ baby. At first, he accused his wife of cheating [because, according to his logic, ‘beautiful’ parents does a ‘beautiful’ child make], but the wife admitted that she’d spent over $100,000 in plastic surgery. … Continue reading The Case of the ‘Man who sued his wife for being ugly’ from the Perspective of a History Fanatic