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Nov 20, 2022Liked by Omar Shaker

Thank you Omar for the recognition, appreciate it.

Just submit the poems. You will notice a measurable increase in size after doing so.

Now timing is everything. I have not the foggiest idea if there is an ideal time to submit, not submit. I do think publishers are always need and are searching for something that they think will have an audience. ALWAYS.

Rejection definitely sucks. It's a lousy reward for honesty and vulnerability.

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Kim, I read this comment, and went ahead and submitted to my first short listed poetry publisher! GULP! Here we go. Thank you for this.

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Nov 20, 2022Liked by Omar Shaker

It seems that your journey is opening up to all kinds of wonderful opportunities, so happy for you. I like the format as is but if you feel that you need to change it ….it’s your call. Loved the poem by Rumi….it’s obvious that the light is entering in you!

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Thank you Riitta! I like the format too, so that is good to hear. Thanks for your support and your constant nagging about the novel. I am back to it now and will get it to you as soon as it is ready for a Beta reader. (Sometime next year!)

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