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13 Reasons Why Your Submission Could Have Been Rejected

by Diana Stout, MFA, Ph.D.

rubber stamped "No Thanks"

When I received my first book rejection, I cried. (More on that rejection later.) Over the years, I've witnessed many writers who've cried, whined, or raged because of a rejection. Some even proclaimed they're going to quit writing.… Read the post

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Surviving Rejects

by Charlotte Carter

Every writer gets rejects. But they don’t have to be demoralizing.

Some years ago I was writing magazine articles. I’d allow myself ten rejects per article then moved onto something else. (I did manage to sell a ‘few’ articles, but what a struggle!)… Read the post

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