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03-03-2005, 05:07 AM
Knew before logging in that I had rejections. Felt it in my bones. Found 2! There's ESP I don't need.

three seven
03-03-2005, 05:14 AM
LOL. Not sure whether that makes it better or worse... http://www.geocities.com/thingumybobwotsit/undecided.gif

Oh, hi and :welcome: by the way!

03-03-2005, 06:42 AM
Ack! Sorry to hear that, Jenny! But glad you made it here okay. :welcome:

03-03-2005, 07:19 AM
Hi Jenny! Sorry to hear about the rejections.
Good luck with the next places you submit them :Thumbs:

aka eraser
03-03-2005, 08:34 AM
Hiya Jenny. It's not the most pleasant part of the game but at least it means you're in the game.

03-03-2005, 01:03 PM
Got one myself from an agent, Jenny. It's part of the ballgame. By the way,
Hullo, and welcome to our abode. Now let's fix those pesky rejections!


03-04-2005, 02:47 AM
Just fire them off to the next publication on your list - and better luck next time.


03-04-2005, 05:46 AM
Hi Jenny,

I'm sorry you had those rejections.

I hold pity parties quite often. Had one today. I didn't get total rejections, but partial rejections. An editor really gave it to me. Liked some of my stuff, not all of it. I read the critiques and said, "What?" I was thinking, "Nit picker!"

Whenever I get really down on myself, I find something good I've written (or had published) and read that. And I pat myself on the back for doing a good job.

Have faith in YOU. :Thumbs:

03-04-2005, 07:05 AM
Hi Jenny,

The BEST anecdote for a rejection is the http://absolutewrite.com/forums/images/misc/subscribed.gif The 2005 Rejection Slip Collectors' Club (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2737) thread in Humor Writing. The goal over there is to collectively recount 2500 or 5000 or something (I can't remember right now, but it's a bunch) rejection slips over there this year. You actually contribute to society, well at least to the thread, by racking up rejections!

BTW, congrats on your rejections!

03-05-2005, 04:39 AM
Thanks, folks. The sting of rejection is gone.

03-05-2005, 06:39 PM
Welcome, Jenny. Sorry to hear about your rejection but I hope to hear very soon about an acceptance!

I know the sting hurts but there's nothing like a pity party to get through it. This is the right place for one, too.

Wandering Sensei
03-08-2005, 10:26 AM
I feel your pain, Jenny. Honest, I do. I just got my novel rejected today and started a pity party for myself next door.