“Be encouraged” appeared in the rejection letter. And I am.
All efforts of writing won’t be spectacular, but I can come to the page; I always have something to offer to the page, and that’s an important reminder.
“Fear of rejection is so deep that many times we just don’t try.” That’s what my husband said to me after I told him about yet another rejection. At least I put myself out there. It’s something. It’s a start. The same day I jotted the Quick Note on Rejection, I received an email thatContinue reading “What Follows Rejection”
What I am doing here is writing myself out of despair. Or attempting to anyhow. My book I am trying to publish has been rejected for the third time in two weeks. I’m disappointed. I’m disheartened. I’m disappointed. And questioning my value as a writer. Am I good enough? Am I worthy? Of course theContinue reading “A Quick Note on Rejection”
conversations I lost, all of the goodbyes and hellos, the cookouts and dinner celebrations, all of the two-meat Sundays.