Monday, November 3, 2014

Count Down Day 8: Try Some Rejection Therapy or The Rejector Generator or Read About Rejection Experiments

A week from tomorrow is the big day. I know we have already established that there is no such thing as the big day since the book has been available online and even at some bookstores, but I already deep into this count. It calms me down, I guess. And I don't even know why I'm so nervous because it is what it is. It is the opposite of rejection, which is acceptance. But that's hard too. Why? I don't know. I'm just reporting on my experience. I couldn't find anything much on why acceptance is such a bitch, but maybe one of you mice will write about it and send me a link. I could use some enlightenment. In the meantime, here is some reading and experiential healing on rejection, should you be so inclined:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This blog is like a god-send.

Can I use this space to voice out some of my pain and frustration?

I was just rejected by two different magazines the same time due to a massive screw-up involving an online submission manager. In short, there was confusion about simultaneous submissions.

The rejection was brutal and heart-breaking making me feel like I may have blacklisted myself at both these magazines.

Why are editors so brutal?