The Sharp Sting Of Writer Envy

The thing is to stop and listen to what it is telling you

Jae L
7 min readApr 20, 2024

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Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash

I felt it last night. The successful applicants to be included in an autistic women’s anthology were announced on the publisher’s website. I was an applicant. I was not successful.

Ouch. Why did it sting so much?

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Jae L

Queer, neurodivergent and in the business of defying expectations. Doing my best to answer the questions I keep asking myself. diverge999@gmail.com