Today I made it to the TOP! I really did. Of another slush pile, mind. But I’ve decided that where the progress of my novel-writing career is concerned, a Positive Mental Attitude is what’s required. Instead of seeing each inevitable knock back as one more destructive swing of the wrecking ball hellbent on destroying my self confidence, I shall view each one as a stepping stone that takes me one step closer to meeting The One.*
* to any agents reading this: I realise that sounds creepy. It’s not. It’s a coping strategy.