You can not be an aspiring writer without coming face to face with rejection. It is the nature of the beast. Most rejections tend to be the generic, mass-market “no thank-you” that are sent as a matter of form. However, once in a while, an agent will take the time to respond personally to your […]
Anyone who writes knows that rejection is as natural to the pursuit of publication just as the night follows the day. Rejection is like death: it happens to all of us. Off the top of my head, I cannot think of any story or anecdote about any writer who has never received a rejection of some […]
My writing teacher warned me this would happen. One rejection letter after another piled on shelves and shoved into filing cabinets. There’s enough paper to cover my office walls–and ceiling and floor and some of the hallway. Well, that’s one solution. There has to be more to the rejection letter than dust collector and object […]
If you have one passion in life, you´re lucky. If you have two you must be blessed. Besides being a full-time writer Joyce Hackett is also a community activist with “emphasis on the active”.