(not a) paperback writer

I think I got my first-ever rejection letter (email) from a journal today. Thankfully, there's Mr. Gaiman to help me out. From his journal:

"It does help, to be a writer, to have the sort of crazed ego that doesn't allow for failure. The best reaction to a rejection slip is a sort of wild-eyed madness, an evil grin, and sitting yourself in front of the keyboard muttering "Okay, you bastards. Try rejecting this!" and then writing something so unbelievably brilliant that all other writers will disembowel themselves with their pens upon reading it, because there's nothing left to write."

Off to do exactly that.


At 10/21/2006 7:23 PM, Blogger Elizabeth said...

You should do NaNo this year. C'mon, it'll be fun!


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