Rejection hurts. A lot.

But it’s the price of putting your work out there. And it’s worth it!

Putting your ideas out there to be rejected can be painful, but it’s also essential. Pic by Burak Kostak from Pexels

I’m not going to lie to you.

Rejection is painful. It hurts.

No one wants to hear that their ideas aren’t good enough. That their work didn’t make the grade. It’s a horrible feeling when the audience at the open mic don’t like your music…



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Sheryl Garratt

Sheryl Garratt


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