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Afrah Bari

How to make it in the world of writing?

I know it’s easier said than done. The feeling you get when you get rejected is horrible. You feel as if someone has physically said “your work isn’t good enough,” but I’m here to tell you that, that is not the case! More often than not, the only reason magazines reject your work is because it just doesn’t fit with their theme and their criteria. It’s not a commentary on your writing, it’s genuinely them and not you. I was rejected by two magazines before I joined Yellow Scribe, it wasn’t nice, but it was an opportunity to grow.

Letters to my non-existent lover.

Here’s another poetry piece for you all! I hope you enjoy! To my lover who never was,I’m sorry for writing all my words about you.Though, I know you don’t exist.I haven’t come to terms with it. Waking up and realizing you don’t existhits me harder than a ton of bricks. […]