Check out this thought-provoking post from the Novelty Revisions blog on admitting the real reason you keep getting rejected.
“We’re looking for someone with more experience.”
“We were hoping to review a few more samples showcasing your past publishing credits.”
All these rejections are hard to swallow. No one likes to be reminded how inexperienced they are compared to everyone else they’re trying to compete with. Or that they haven’t diversified the relevant experience they do have enough.
And NO ONE likes the infamous “silent nope.”
Whether you’re applying for a writing job, pitching yourself as a freelancer to potential clients, or begging bloggers to let you guest post — or whatever goal it is you’re trying to write your way toward — it’s tough to give it your all, only to fall face-first into your keyboard and accidentally type a bunch of zzzzzs.
But maybe, just maybe, there’s something you’re missing.
Or, something you haven’t been wiling to admit to yourself. Until now.
Maybe the problem isn’t…
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