On Rejection.

So, as I’ve mentioned in several posts, I’ve been submitting tons of work to different literary magazines, contests, and scholarship opportunities as part of my 5-in-28 goal [see, Who, me? for more info] and to try and get more established in the writing industry. As can be expected, I’ve gotten a lot of rejection. More…

You can’t fall if you don’t jump!

So, as I’ve mentioned before, I set the goal of being published five times while I’m 28. Why did I set this goal? I did it because I’m typically HORRIFIED by rejection. My whole life, I’ve intentionally avoided confrontation as well as neglected my gut instincts because I’ve feared failure. Which probably sounds oxymoronic coming…