Faye Rapoport DesPres


Writer Kelley Evans, who spearheaded one of the panels on essays at AWP, recently gave me this advice via Twitter (I’m @MassWriter on Twitter, by the way, and Kelly is @kel_w_evans):

“Just consider rejection as one step further to finding the audience best suited to your writing. And have a glass of wine.”

I actually think that’s a very good way to look at it, and I’m having a glass of wine right now.  As I told Kelley, though, the way I’m going I might be an alcoholic by the time I find my audience.

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One thought on “Rejection

  1. Lori

    I will send you some articles i read recently, that reminded me of your stories. I believe you have an audience waiting to find you…