Archive for June, 2007
Bad News, Good News, No News
Posted on: June 30th, 2007 by Anthony Rapino 6 Comments

Bad News:I received a 39-day rejection from The Pedestal Magazine for my story “Smiles Beneath.” Good News:After resubmitting that same story to Withersin Magazine, a mere 3 hours later I received a hold notice from the editor, which stated that she liked the story and has put it in the “short list.” I’ll know more […]

Blog This!
Posted on: June 26th, 2007 by Anthony Rapino 7 Comments

I have been avoiding that word count tracker at the top of my page for a few days now. Partly because I have been lazy and not writing, and partly because I figured when i finally did update it, I wanted to have lots of wordage to add. Well, I’m finally past my writer’s laze, […]

Where I go when I don’t want to be anywhere.
Posted on: June 25th, 2007 by Anthony Rapino 4 Comments

I’ve neglected my real reason for having this blog. That is, of course, to keep a record of my writing, submissions, rejections, and so on. So, with that in mind, I tell you now of two rejections I have received over the past few days. One from Brutarian and one from Fantasy Magazine. Both were […]

The Lotion Song
Posted on: June 24th, 2007 by Anthony Rapino 5 Comments

I wish I knew how to post a video directly into this thing, but I’m “too lazy” to figure it out. So follow this link. You wont be disappointed. Click me oh so gently.

Posted on: June 21st, 2007 by Anthony Rapino 3 Comments

With very little else to say or do, I thought I’d post some more pictures. For one thing, it justifies my spending $140 on a digital camera. For another, it makes my dreary blog look oh so pretty. Come on. You look at me with a straight emoticon and tell me all that vibrant green […]

Hummingbirds have nothing to do with horror.
Posted on: June 20th, 2007 by Anthony Rapino 3 Comments

And yet, I post pictures of hummingbirds now. Is it a bad sign when I show a friend pictures of wildlife, and their first question is, “Tony. What did you do to it?” I promise. No harm has come to the hummingbird in these pictures. They’re too damn fast. No need to critique my horrible […]

I Love the Weekend
Posted on: June 17th, 2007 by Anthony Rapino 4 Comments

This weekend was especially good, because I didn’t get any rejections. I added some wordage to my novel. I’m not totally sure what the increase is, but you can see the total above. It’s a bit hot today. I’m sitting here in my shorts, drinking a beer, and trying to convince myself that I should […]

This is a good one…
Posted on: June 17th, 2007 by Anthony Rapino 3 Comments

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That’s Interesting…
Posted on: June 16th, 2007 by Anthony Rapino 4 Comments

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Posted on: June 14th, 2007 by Anthony Rapino 7 Comments

Hi again. I know. I don’t post for months, and now, I post three times a day. Leave it to me to overdo it. But I have something important to tell you. I swear. No, I didn’t accidentally eat a poisonous spider. That was last week. And besides, fool me once, shame on the spider, […]

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