NOTE: Article writing rejection. It’s a tough pill to swallow for most freelancers. Learning how to deal with it is so important, we decided to revisit an original post on the topic. Enjoy! —Carol
Are you suffering from article writing rejection?
You know..one day you’re optimistically cranking out query letters and letters of introduction to land article writing assignments.
And the next, you’re rolling around on the floor in a puddle of self-loathing after getting a rejection letter from an editor.
Between angry and pathetic sobs, you shake your fist at the sky and sputter, “Whyyyy?!”
Been there, done that?
Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been freelancing a while, getting an article writing rejection is part of the gig. Count on it.
Here’s the thing. Some writers internalize that article writing rejection so deeply, they’re paralyzed to continue.
But it doesn’t have to be that way.
If you understand the five stages of getting an article pitch in front of an editor and how to handle rejection, you can bounce back fast. Here’s how: