Writers hate rejection. Here’s a bit of wisdom from author Barbara Kingsolver on what that rejection letter really means:
This manuscript of yours that has just come back from another editor is a precious package. Don’t consider it rejected. Consider that you’ve addressed it ‘to the editor who can appreciate my work’ and it has simply come back stamped ‘not at this address.’ Just keep looking for the right address.
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Rejection: Your baby is ugly!
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