This is a blog about what it takes to pursue and fully embrace a healthy creative life despite the rejection, criticism, disappointment, and self-doubt that are inherent to it.
If you’re just tuning in, here are some good places to start:
Embrace the Creative Resilience Manifesto
The core philosophy of the Rejection Survival Guide
Recover from Painful Negative Feedback
A step-by-step first-aid procedure
Take Criticism and Turn It into Growth
What to do with stinging critique
Survive the Wait for a Response to Your Submission
4 strategies for the Creative and Impatient
Interview Your Self-Doubt Demons
A strategy for handling those obnoxious little voices in your head
“But What If I Actually Suck?”
If you ever ask yourself this question–this post is for you.
And if you’re also a creative person who’s dealt with a lot of rejection and failure and want to share your story–I do Rejection Survivor Interviews and I’d love to hear from you! Shoot me an email through the contact form.
You can find my most recent posts below, and browse by topic to the right. I hope you find this blog helpful!