The extremely occasional blog of Colleen Lindsay, professional nerd, cat herder, publishing optimist, and sartorial tragedy.
Tuesday, December 30, 2008
"Rejection is not for sissies."
And speaking of Rachelle Gardner's wonderful blog (yes, we were - look down a couple of posts), she has a great post up today on how we as agents have to learn to deal with the reality of constantly having to reject people. (Let's put it this way: it's not fun.)
This bit of wisdom, from a conversation with her husband, is particularly relevant:
“And YOU don’t cause a writer to have a bad day, either. You’re just the messenger, delivering some hard truth."