The Brave Writer
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The Brave Writer

3 Rejected Articles that Made Over 7k

Your rejects can be your highest earners — Here’s why

Photo by Ray Fragapane on Unsplash

I have a stack of rejection letters I keep from when I first started out in publishing. They range from your typical form letter to the more scathing handwritten note from an editor who told me I would “never become a writer.” (Yes, someone took the time to disabuse me of my dreams…longhand.)

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Carlyn Beccia

Carlyn Beccia

Author & illustrator. My latest books — 10 AT 10, MONSTROUS: THE LORE, GORE, & SCIENCE, and THEY LOST THEIR HEADS. Contact: CarlynBeccia.com