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So this may sound primitive, but here it is.

Writers beat up on themselves a lot. We demand perfection from ourselves when that isn't always possible. Writing is like yoga--some days you can hold a tree for a minute and other days the left foot slides down the leg within ten seconds. 

So here is what I learned about myself. I finished a story by the required deadline, completing several rounds of editing before submitting. And I followed the submission guidelines to the letter. 

And the NYC Midnight gods received an offering in full compliance and said it was good.

So I learned I am not the worst writer nor the worst person in the entire world since some writers who also paid the contest entry fee can't manage either or both.

I at least fulfilled those tasks.


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