Cursing, Crockery and Cream Buns
How to Handle Rejection
Rejection slips, or form letters, however tactfully phrased, are lacerations of the soul, if not quite inventions of the devil – but there is no way around them. (Isaac Asimov)
Reject: To throw back. OUCH!
Dear Reject. As a writer you make a great dishwasher.
Pain. Hurt. Embarrassment. Deeply personal. Ego. This is me.
An editor who says no is not the enemy.
Not everyone will buy your product, but eventually someone will.
TIME FOR THE GURU
Use real cream and cheap crockery.