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Sunday, March 4, 2012

That first acceptance

"Of course no writers ever forget their first acceptance ...

"One fine day when I was seventeen, I had my first, second and third, all in the same morning's mail.  Oh, I'm here to tell you, dizzy with excitement is no mere phrase!"

--Truman Capote

1 comment:

Joan Curry said...

I was 30, had just sold a story to the Christchurh Star, and received a cheque in the mail for twelve pounds less tax. I was delerious with amazement. Didn't write another thing for 25 years!