This is the beginning of launch steps for Dacia’s new book, Apparent Power. I am reblogging this post because she shares the right attitude to have about rejection and hard work. It’s great, and the best one to have if one is going to succeed. Reblogged from https://britestfyrefly.wordpress.com
“You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” -Mary Tyler Moore
Earlier this month I submitted my very first novel to PitchWars (HERE) in hopes of snagging a mentor that will help me shape it into the master piece that I see in my mind. Well, I did not get in. Which is fine. I am actually in the majority and did not take it very hard.
The day after submitting my first ten pages for consideration, I attended a writing conference (which I wrote about HERE). I was able to tweak my in person pitch, tighten my query letter, and found some very GLARING problems within the first few pages of my work and even some throughout.
These are VICTORIES for me. They are not setbacks. I knew I had a lot of work to do, but I also know that…
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