So on Thursday night last week I was having a really, really annoying evening due to a series of circumstances that involved, to name a few, my kids, paper airplanes, and the Spanish postal service. (These things are not necessarily related to each other.) As I tend to when I am tired and out of […]
How My Own Fictional Character Supported Me Through Rejection & Self-Doubt
As readers of any of my blogs may have gathered by now, letter-writing is one of my favorite ways to process things. I write letters to people that I never intend to send; I write letters to myself as though they’re from other people I feel a need to hear from; I write letters to people who […]
Rejection Survivor Interview: Rebecca Entel
I am so excited to introduce not only the shiny new Rejection Survival Guide website, but also a new series to this blog: Rejection Survivor Interviews. So far, everything I’ve shared on this blog has been drawn from my own experiences, and I’ve been thinking that it would be extremely helpful and enriching to draw […]
How I Declared Myself a ‘Rejection Expert,’ and Other Stories of Creative Reframing
An expert at getting rejected? Whoever heard of such a thing? The idea was crazy–and so empowering.
But What If I Actually Suck?
Can greatness be measured objectively?