In the course of the extended conversation I had with our latest Rejection Survivor interviewee, Elizabeth Bell, something occurred to me about the long “creative dry spell” I experienced during early adulthood. Upon completing my national volunteer service at age 20 (which I did as an alternative to the mandatory IDF service), I began studying […]
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 […]
An expert at getting rejected? Whoever heard of such a thing? The idea was crazy–and so empowering.
Can greatness be measured objectively?
Is the cost of letting ourselves hope really that much worse than the cost of preventing the disappointment?