Why Resiliency Is the Only Thing You Need To Be a Writer

This Isn’t a Hero’s Journey

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Have you ever went on an irrational pitching spree only to receive rejection after rejection? It consumes you.

It’s the same way you can’t look away from those pimple-popping videos that show up on your Facebook feed every once in a while. They make you want to puke but are impossible to stop thinking about long after you’ve scrolled past the thing. That’s how I felt; I wanted to puke, and I couldn’t stop thinking about how much of a fraud I was. How can I call myself a writer, while getting three rejection notices simultaneously?

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Mother, writer, user of too many hastags.

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