"OK, I should have also mentioned that my memoir was rejected 84 times before I gave up. Silly me, I'm now pitching a novel, 12 rejections so far, but 2 requests for the manuscript. I wonder why I do this when I feel low and then I remember that…"
""I am loving all of these stories of rejection followed closely by success!"
I hesitate to disagree, but rejection isn't always followed closely by success. For instance, any success I’ve had with my first novel came about 40…"
"Wise woman. I teach my kids that disappointment is a fact of life and should be honored. Before I was cast in a big role as an actor, I heard those around me say that they didn't really care if they got it. I did, and I gave myself permission…"
"Please note that before I got angry I celebrated with a good cry. I think I even pitched a huge hissy fit. I think it's important to honor disappointment because it keeps us connected to the passion we have for our work. Only after I connected…"