The Writer Shed
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The Writer Shed

The Not-Good-Enough Syndrome

Comparing your writing to others is a terrible thing to do

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash

Let’s start with a little story.

I have had my writing rejected far more times than it has been accepted. That is just the way it goes. I do not calculate such things, but thinking now, I likely have been rejected by publishers and editors at journals and magazines, oh, 300–400 times? That’s probably about right. I have been…

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