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  • Patricia Hollett

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    Currently working on:

    Fallon -70,094 words
    Forest Born -67408 words
    Ice Whisperings -2997 words
    Garrett -9623words
    Northern Blood -11658 words
    Winter's Reign -787 words


    Blood Harvest - 998 words
    Keeping Secrets - 1500 words
    Misunderstood -700 words
    Sarah's Amulet-A Necromancer Slave Story -6004 words
    The Cult -1998 words
    Unfortunate Blessings -454 words

    To Be Published

    Artistic Escape - flash (to be pub 2011)
    Happy Birthday Honey - flash (to be pub 2011)
    Making Choices - flash (to be pub 2011)
    Together Forever - flash (to be pub 2011)


    Allie's Clown - 1500 words (Published on Dark Valentine website March 2011)
    Valeria's Knight - 4807 words (Published in Dark Gothic Resurrected Magazine)
    The Angel Wars/Post-Apocalyptic Emails at the end of time-A collaboration with author Tammy Crosby (Published by PillHill Press in August 2011)
    Valeria's Knight - 4807 words (Published in Night to Dawn Magazine-September 2011)

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Rejection Letters

A second rejection under my belt made me want to turn and run. The first fleeting thoughts out of my brain were, ‘that makes two now-my writing sucks’.

Within five minutes of feeling this way, I did what I always do and have always done in my life, decide to approach it offensively instead of defensively. I found three other places to send this piece of writing to, and sent it out.

It took a little research to find places that might accept this piece since I had written it specifically for the Fem-Fangs submission. It’s a strange little story about a female vampire in the time of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. She is involved with Galahad and it doesn’t have a HEA ending, but I really liked the idea of this story.

Of course it helps that I’ve always had a fascination with Arthur and the knights of the round table since I was a kid and saw a movie called the ‘Sword and the Stone’.

I know rejection is part of the overall world of writing. But, it would feel so much better to hear ‘Yes, we’re taking your story’ and my heart would skip a beat. 🙂