This interview is a little bit different from its predecessors. I started this blog to explore what it takes to be in the trenches, to deal with rejection while it’s happening–not in retrospect when you’ve already been successful. It’s so easy to talk about success stories; we need to talk more about what happens before. […]
Happy 2018! (Nothing like some good discussion of rejection and failure to kick off the year, right?! 😉 ) Today’s Rejection Survivor Interview is with Savannah Thorne, author of several books (as yet unpublished) and professional writer and editor with over 10 years of experience writing for magazines, blogs, and literature collections. As an editor, her […]
Today I am delighted to introduce you to our second Rejection Survivor, author K. L. Romo! This is the second post in a series of interviews with other creative people who have experienced a lot of rejection. K.L. Romo writes about life on the fringe; she maintains that teetering dangerously on the edge is more […]
When the world is being cruel to you, you have an even bigger obligation than usual to be kind to yourself.
Just wanted to bring your attention to this article, which I wrote for an inspirational blog called “The Artist Unleashed,” about the extraordinary origin story of this blog. I think it’s a good summary of the journey I’ve been on so far and the principles on which this blog is based. Check it out: In June […]