Rebecca Klempner discusses resilience, growth, and living with OCD as a creative person.
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 […]
LET’S TALK ABOUT QUITTING. (I know, I’m just full of sunshine and daisies these days.) “When do I walk away?” is a question everyone faces at some point in their lives. Whether it’s a troubled relationship, a crappy job, a grueling education track, or anything else, there comes a time when you have to make […]
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 […]