• dangling

    One of the aspects of being a writer that you have to come to terms with eventually is waiting. You send off a story to a magazine, and then you wait to find out if they will take it. You send in your edits and then you wait to hear if they are acceptable. You pitch a project, and then you wait to hear if they liked it. You enter a competition, or apply for a grant, and then you wait to find out if you’ll get it. And there is a definite correlation between long much you want something and how long you’ll have to wait to hear if…