Tag: christmas eve

  • My Personal Relationship with Santa

    My Personal Relationship with Santa

    The arrival of the Sears Christmas catalog kicked off the holiday seasons of my childhood. The massive tome offered everything I ever wanted and served as a reference for my annual letter to Santa. When I was old enough,┬áMom said Santa needed the page number and item number for everything on my list. Santa kicked…

  • Undeterred

    After five weeks of waiting, today the message I’ve been waiting for appeared in my mailbox. The publisher that’s been reviewing Until Thanksgiving has finally decided. “Unfortunately, your story is not a fit for us at this time.” This rejection is not a failure. The first query I sent out resulted in a request for…