When Rejection Makes You Want to Stop Writing

Once upon a time, there was a writer. She aspired to write books, stories, and articles that would change the world. And, by golly, she was going to accomplish that. But then her manuscript fell apart. Her article was rejected. Her story was too terrible to finish, so she discarded it and stopped pursuing her dream. For many of us, this is a scary reality. Sometimes I cringe at the prospect of quitting. I promise myself I’d never do that. Yet, just as quickly, loneliness and feelings of inadequacy overcome me. I start to wonder whether I’m capable of...

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