There are likely more than a gazillion reasons for an author to experience rejection so don’t waste your time analyzing it. Rejection is a nagging suggestion that authors don’t measure up but not all rejection is bad.

Firstly, rejection is a sure sign that you are in the game – obviously you have written a book, secondly, it forces an author to revisit their work – allowing self-honesty, and thirdly – do not take it personally. Your work was rejected – not you.


“Linda has published fifteen books. She blogs about the publishing world, posts useful tips on the challenges a writer faces, including marketing and promoting your work, how to build your online platform, how to get reviews and how to self-publish.”