Some of the excitement may be wearing off... RMFW members and others may need a pick-me-up.
Writing is hard. Stringing one word after another is hard. Revising is hard. Proof-reading is hard. Finding markets is hard (An awesome resource is ralan.com). Submitting is hard. Getting rejected is hard.
I'm here to say: Keep the faith! Stay positive! One of my favorite Jesse Jackson quotes is "...it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude."
Some people say you can train your brain to be more positive. Tips include:
- Express gratitude
- Repeat positive affirmations
- Challenge negative thoughts