Published in Carve Magazine, Spring 2018 (Premium Print Edition)

Snapshot: Decline/Accept Feature (Premium Print Edition, Carve Spring 2018)

An Essay About Rejection and a Writer’s Intuition

We declined it. They accepted it. We invite comments from the author, Carve’s reading committee, and the publisher who accepted it to find out why.

“Not all questions have to be answered within a short story. This moment was the most perfect reminder of how important it is to trust your instincts and creative vision as a writer.”

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