Mostly a lesson that if J.K. Rowling can get rejected, what is the point of the rest of us trying to do anything? No, okay, I know, it’s meant to be inspirational rather than downbeat. Still...
Rowling tweeted about rejection a lot this morning, starting with what she did with her first ever rejection letter:
She went on to say that she was determined not to give up until every single publisher had turned her down. While the old Harry Potter rejections were not handy, she did show some rejection letters from her turn under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith:
Rejection! It’s for all of us, all the time.