*rather less glee*

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… and then sometimes two of those shortlisted submissions get rejected on the same day, and you send one right back out only to have it immediately smacked down so fast you wonder if you read the guidelines totally wrong …

… and you’re still struggling with a revision that’s become almost a complete rewrite since freakin’ November and starting to think you’ll never get there and might have already chucked the whole manuscript except that it’s meant to be the first in a series and you’ve already done the first draft of the second book …

… and you’ve got a con to prepare for and other edits to do and a rather major deadline in a month for something you’ve only done the first line of …

… and you’re majorly but more or less secretly stressing half to death about personal stuff …

… and you just want a blankie fort and a stuffed animal and cookies.

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