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August 22, 2006
Posted at 1:41 pm

Ketchup: My First Story


I wrote Ketchup over thirty years ago. Even got up the courage to submit it to Galaxy magazine.
Received a hand-written rejection letter and gave up.
Didn't know at the time that this, unlike a printed rejection, meant that the editor (Jim Baen) intended it as encouragement, to maybe revise the story and resubmit it. Ah, well.