Thank you for reading, Andrea. Knowing when we are doing the "right" writing is always difficult. Carlyn Beccia just wrote an interesting piece--yet another one--making reference to the subject and how to deal with it using a Stoic approach in PSILY:

https://psiloveyou.xyz/how-to-better-handle-the-pain-of-rejection-1925badda03f

It doesn't answer all the questions, of course, nothing does... But Carlyn always offers some interesting insight because she does her homework. And she writes well.

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