In my last publisher update I mentioned that we had received a ‘full’ request within days of submitting the query. Just the other day we received a rejection from that publisher.
I was gutted. I litterally feel like I’ve been kicked in the guts every time I receive a rejection for my work. It hasn’t gotten any easier with practice.
It generally takes me between 24-48 hrs to process and recover from a publisher/editor rejection. I usually can’t even talk about it until this period passes. The next part of my rejection recovery is to put on some good music and create two more queries.
As I stood in line at the post office today, I wondered if one of the packages I was holding would result in a deal. Fingers crossed – again, still.