Rebecca Klempner discusses resilience, growth, and living with OCD as a creative person.
Rejection Survivor Interview
YOU GUYSSSSSSS So I mentioned in a previous post that two of my “query buddies” had found agents… Remember picture book author and Rejection Survivor Brian Gehrlein? If anyone has told you no, that means you are a true artist. That means you’ve knocked on a door. No door ever opened without someone knocking. So […]
A previous Rejection Survivor interviewee, Elizabeth Bell, suggested a long time ago that I write a post about coping with rejection while dealing with mental illness. I struggled to figure out how to address it on the blog, though, because the blog itself was born from my own process of therapy, and it’s impossible for […]
A new pastime of mine in recent weeks has been stalking Twitter for writers talking about rejection and accosting them with a link to the blog and occasionally a request for an interview. (Is this what people call “promotion”…?) And I have to say, I have yet to regret extending that invitation. I always learn […]
Since I’ve started querying agents again I’ve been connecting more with other writers in the same stage of their careers, which has been such a blessing. I think one of the things that made it so hard in the past was the feeling that I was the only person I knew who was doing this […]