Tag: envy

It’s The Company You Keep

I used to hang around a bunch of poets. Not because I liked them—they were snobbish in their elegiac greatness—but because as poets, they were guaranteed to get rejected more often than I. My novel was dead in the water while…

The Great American Novel Dream

Go Figure: Musings from the Mind of Rob Wilstein           September 1, 2013 Anya Slushpile Redem, Phazst and Sellum Literary Agents, Inc. 999 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10001 Dear Ms. Slushpile,

That Person

Someday, someone you know will get their novel published.  If you take enough workshops and hang around with people who write long enough, it’s almost inevitable.  If you’re lucky, it will be a truly lovely human being who has serious…