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2018 Best New Talent - Short and Sweet Festival Sydney
2014 Pushcart Prize nominee. (more)

Books: Eclectic story collection Pseudo Stars out now!


anthonyjlangford2@yahoo.com.au


1 Story - 7 years - 27 rejections - Boom

Story

In 2008 I wrote a story called Officer Material. It's based on a young soldier's diary accounts from World War II. He did not agree with the machinations of war and was horrified by what he saw. And yet, he was a professional and did his job. He survived. 
I took that concept and applied it to a story.


The Grind

Over the next two years I gave it a few more drafts and finally began sending it out. Normally I tend to give up on sending material out if it keeps getting rejected because I just don't have the time. Plus its deflating and I'm the sensitive type. 


Acceptance!

I believed in this story (and a few others) so I persisted. Really persisted. Finally, it paid off. 
Morpheus Tales has published it in their brand new 27th addition. I only just realised the irony of that. haha 27 rejections! Con-incidence? You be the judge.


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