Writer’s Rejection

From E. Denise Billups, Writer —-

E. Denise Billups, Writer

Wordpress Writer's Rejection Article

The road to becoming a published author, filled with hours of bleeding your heart into believable characters, only to have your work rejected time after time by literary agents and publishers, is dismaying. Many writers, stumble some fall and crumble into tears of self-doubt even resignation. But you have to get back up and continue. It’s your dream for God’s sake! As with all things worth pursing on this planet, writing doesn’t come easy. Determination and discipline are crucial. As author Judy Blume stated, “Yes, rejection and criticism hurt. Get used to it. Even when you’re published, you’ll have to contend with less than glowing reviews. There is no writer who hasn’t suffered.”

Rejection happens to the best of us, and below are prime examples showing several widely known authors’ triumphs despite naysayers.

  1. Louisa May Alcott was told to stick to teaching. If she had, we would never have read her…

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From the Pen of Mystery Writer Margot Kinberg —-

Confessions of a Mystery Novelist...

‘Last call. All aboard, please. Doors are now closing.’

Bobby stepped onto the train and looked behind him as the doors swished shut. He’d done it! He’d managed to get on board before Jay’s boys caught up to him. When it got to the station he wanted, all he’d have to do would be to get on the bus for the airport, and he’d be home free. He slid his small suitcase onto the rack above the nearest seat and sat down, wiping his sleeve across his forehead.

The car Bobby had chosen wasn’t too full, which was just what he wanted. Enough people so he didn’t stand out, but not so full that he’d have to interact with anyone. The older guy at the end of the car was rambling on about how godawful the government was. There was a couple two seats away taking selfies and comparing Facebook…

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E. Denise Billups: My Guest Author. Professional Dancer and Wall Street Financier Turned Suspense Thriller Author

Jane Risdon interviews author E. Denise Billups —-

Jane Risdon

My Guest Author today is E. Denise Billups

E. Denise Billups

An author with a rare mixture of Southern and Northern charm, E. Denise Billups was born in Monroeville Alabama and raised in New York City where she currently resides and works in finance. A burgeoning author of fiction, she’s published two suspense novels, Chasing Victory, By Chance, and a supernatural short story, The Playground. An avid reader of mystery and suspense novels, she was greatly influenced by authors of that genre. When she’s not writing or reading, you can generally find her training for road races and marathons. She’s a fitness fanatic who loves physical challenges of all types (running, biking, yoga, dance, and more) a discipline she uses to facilitate the creative writing process.

Currently, she’s working on her third suspense novel: A Blog Affair – Coming Summer 2017

Let’s find out more about her and her writing:

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