Do you think more submissions equal more success?

If the more you write, the more ideas you’ll find is true then…

What about the more rejections you receive, the more success you will have?

believe in yourself

In a recent conversation with another writer, I mentioned my life had been so hectic lately I hadn’t submitted any short stories for publication in almost a year. Not because I don’t have a story or two squirreled away, but because it takes time to polish each story to fit the contest or publication.

In the past, I’ve learned a lot about myself and my writing style from the rejections and successes of submissions to magazines and writing contests. So maybe I’m hurting my writing by not continuing to submit to multiple outlets.

Do you think a writer gets stale when they fail to push in multiple directions?

Or should a writer concentrate on one thing at a time?

What do you think?

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