Tag Archives | Rejection

7 Steps to Handle Rejection

I do my best to stay positive about writing.  I feel lucky every day that my passion is writing, and I think most of you do, too.  So even on days when I feel like I have a million things to grouse about, I try to find a way to be positive about something.  Because […]

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Rejection: Tempting the Fates

So, I wrote a post about Michael Phelps last week and how he used rejection and ridicule (who's laughing now, twitty teenagers who made fun of him?  Huh? Huh?) to spur himself on.  I mentioned that perhaps we writers could take a page from ol' Michael's book and use that same technique when we get […]

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Take A Hint From Michael Phelps

I adore Michael Phelps almost as much as I love his mother.  I think I just love seeing the two of them together because it reminds me of my relationship with my own adored son, Lewis.  There's just something so unique about that mother-son relationship.  Of course, the mother-daughter relationship is special and unique also […]

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