A reader recently reached out and asked what to do with a pile of rejection letters. He was feeling discouraged, even though he’d gotten many compliments on his book, and he was looking for some alternative publishing platforms. Here’s what I had to say…
The Truth About Rejection
As a new author, rejection is commonplace. When you’re reaching out to agents & publishers, you’ll probably get a lot of ‘this book isn’t right for me’ or flat out silence. This doesn’t mean your book is bad and it certainly doesn’t mean there isn’t an audience for it.
What’s happened is that many agents and publishers are stuck in the stone age. They haven’t moved forward with the tools & platforms now widely available and therefore can’t handle the amount of submissions they’re getting.
So What Should You Do?
Don’t give up! Read the rest of the article to learn more: