Rejection has value. It teaches us when our work or our skillset is not good enough and must be made better… Rejection refines us. Those who fall prey to its enervating soul-sucking tentacles are doomed. Those who persist past it are survivors. Best ask yourself the question: what kind of writer are you? The kind who survives? Or the kind who gets asphyxiated by the tentacles of woe?
Chuck Wendig, 12 Famous Writers on Literary Rejection