When You're Face-to-Face With a Setback

Sometimes, as writers, we face some pretty frustrating setbacks. Some of which are so bad that all we want to do is to close our laptops, put away our pens, and just take a very, very long break. Maybe even an indefinite one. Whether it’s rejection from a publisher or you’ve lost an entire piece of work due to a malfunction, it makes you wonder why you’re still on this crazy, unreliable train anyways.

Today, I want to talk about those setbacks, and why they really aren’t the end of the world – even though that’s what they feel like. In reality, they’re actually pretty beneficial to your growth as a writer.