Rejection Blues

I received my first rejection email a few days ago. Although not unexpected, since I’ve done my research on the arduous journey to publication, it nevertheless was a blow to the ego. The little voice inside my head that tells me I’m no good as a writer really had a field day.So what did the email say? That they were not enthusiastic enough about my submission to pursue it. Fair enough. I don’t expect everyone to love the idea. Although I tried to keep my mind on other things,the last few days have been difficult. DH was out of town, so I didn’t have him there to console me. Since he is so far my biggest and most devoted fan, that was not good. I decided that some retail therapy was in order, so at least I got all my Christmas shopping done. Tomorrow is a new day !

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2 comments on “Rejection Blues

  1. Everyone has that little voice, no matter who we are or what we’re trying to achieve! Whether it’s parenting, career, pursuing a passion or a goal…one’s biggest obstacle is developing confidence. Unfortunately it only takes one little rejection to make us question whether we’re good enough. What’s important is doing what we love, the rest will fall into place at the right time! Good luck Sabina. You are truly a talented writer : )

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