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5 Ways to Deal With Writers’ Rejection Syndrome

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A fellow freelance writer recently Tweeted:

“Working on a story I’m publishing independently this week and struggling with those ‘Nobody cares, just give up’ feelings. Anxiety sucks, please send validation.”

Ah, I thought, I know that feeling all too well. Sounds like a classic case of Writers’ Rejection Syndrome (WRS).




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