Working Through Rejection

“Writing” by Czarnamania is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Rejection, or, Bitter Defeat

If you have tried to write just about anything at all, and submitted your creative work for publication, you have probably received at least one of these, like I did, for my first picture book manuscript:

Dear Matthew,

Thank you for your interest in XXXX Press and for your patience while we reviewed XXXXXXXXXXX. This is a sweet story, but



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Matthew Oldridge

Matthew Oldridge

Writing about creativity, books, productivity, education, particularly mathematics, music, and whatever else “catches my mind”. ~Thinking about things~