How do you respond to rejection? This week I received my first “no” from a publisher. Rejection never feels good but I took it pretty well.
I am so amazed that I’ve made it this far in the process of becoming published and I really believe my day will come. The story I’ve written needs to be told and with divine help, it will make it out into the world!
No word yet. It’s been a month since my editor sent my manuscript out to publishers. So far at least five major editors in New York have my story.
I’m really hoping that the right person, at the right time will read it and connect with the message. Here’s a video that shows the process once an editor chooses to pitch to the publishing house:
In the publishing industry a month is not a long time. So in the meantime I’m waiting patiently and researching for the next book!
Ayanna is a debut author that enjoys writing fiction, historical fiction, non-fiction, and poetry for children. She finished her first manuscript in 2015 and is currently working with a literary agent to represent her work to Publishing houses.