rejection sucks

“But first you had the piece rejected 31 places. How was that for you?”

The quote above, from an interview on Longreads blog  with an author who faced much rejection on her way to publication, offers hope.

Rejection sucks. Being around someone who takes rejection personally sucks too. How often can you tell someone you love to keep going? Is seeing someone else having success after 31 rejections on the same piece of writing inspirational?

Einstein is quoted as saying Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

Was the author rejected 31 times insane for submitting the same story a 32nd time?

Is my Writer insane for tweaking his resume and submitting for new jobs insane after less than a handful or rejections? I think I will go insane if he doesn’t switch careers soon! Anyone need a life-experienced man with a pretty fresh degree in journalism for their marketing or social media? His social media work is award winning for a non-profit he volunteers with…

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About Apophenias

I'm human. Female. Self-employed. Searching for connections in the randomness of life. Currently residing the US. ... And not quite defined by being in the midst of a biological ticking.
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