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So, I applied for an MFA program at Hollins University and was rejected.

I’m not entirely sure how I feel about it.

It’s obviously a bummer, of course – because who likes to be rejected? – but I’m not over here rending my garments over the decision either.

When I received the news, I was out having an early dinner with my mother and little brother. I checked my email as I’m wont to do and found an email from the university. I opened it and read it and thought, “Oh, okay.”

That’s essentially it.

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Is the World Trying to Tell Me Something?

Back in July, I started working on a novel.

My hard driver has crashed twice. TWICE.

I will be re-writing this for the second time.

I haven’t gotten far, about 10,000 words, so it’s not like it’s the end of the world or anything, but this is seriously discouraging.