Ten Levels of Rejection (And What to Do About Them)

Originally posted on Juggling Writer:
In the past six years, I have been rejected almost 700 times. That’s an average of about 1 rejection every three days. At this point, you’d think I’d be completely immune. I should at least be an expert on rejection. Why then do I keep getting rejected? Literary magazines can…

How to handle rejection from a literary agent

Sit quietly and sip coffee all morning long. Resist the urge to switch from coffee to hard liquor. At least until after lunch. Forget breakfast. You’re wallowing, after all. Absentmindedly nibble banana chips just to say you ate something. Eventually, let your loved ones express outrage on your behalf. Secretly feel both validated and vindicated,Continue reading “How to handle rejection from a literary agent”