BFoundAPen, I know you’re disappointed about the lack of professionalism displayed by the editors you’re interning for, and I’m sorry you’re having a rough time. I know you could use that money!

I don’t really know what to advise you about this particular outfit, because I’m not familiar with them.

I’m familiar with you, though, and with your writing. You’re developing a strong, clear, sincere voice. You’re doing great! Your technical proficiency is improving every day as you master more difficult writing practices.

You’re putting in the hard work that’s going to ground you with solid skills for the rest of your life.

Keep on keeping on, young man.

You’re doing everything right.

However things work out with your internship, you’re doing what you’re supposed to do. I’m convinced of that.


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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot.

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