Got some disappointing news this week: a rejection from a writer’s colony in Connecticut, I-Park. Unfortunately, that was the ONLY residency I applied to this year. So for the first time since 2008, I’ll be without a colony experience.
Honestly though, I think this happened for a reason: so I could focus on building my business. Because I know as well as any of you that if you’re set on spending several weeks at a colony, you’ve got to apply to more than one; they’re just so damn competitive. I kind of figured if I didn’t get into this first choice, I’d be better off writing my next book while kicking more butt as a solopreneur.
A few nuggets to start the weekend: