• Zoe

A Step-by-Step Plan For Getting Over Rejection

Last writing post, I gave you a list of magazines, contests, and other publications that young authors can submit to. (Check it out here!)

So let's say you submitted a piece of writing to one of those magazines. You heard back and you're so excited. You start envisioning showing all of your friends and family members your writing in a real live magazine. Then you open up the envelope or click on the email and read...

Chances are, the word "rejected" isn't sitting there in big red print, although it can definitely feel like it sometimes. More often you'll learn that your writing isn't what they're looking for at that time (more on that later) or something along those lines. But it still stings.

I could tell you how famous authors were rejected many times because there are some cool stories about