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Thursday, 12 August 2010

Nail on the Basement Wall

By the way the book I was referring to in my last two posts is Stephen King's 'On Writing'.
I leant it to a friend and never got it back! I really admired the fact that Stephen King didn't dwell on rejections, but used them to fuel his determination to one day succeed as a published author.

They say don't tell people you want to be a writer, tell them you are a writer.

So now I don't say I'm trying to write a novel, I say I am writing a novel! I hope you feel as inspired by him as I did.

Do you keep your rejection slips or throw them away?