How to leverage rejection to fuel your arts career

Rejection stings, but is inevitable in the arts – here's how artists, writers, actors and more have moved through painful moments to learn and improve their art.
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Cover art by Mari Andrew, who will be appearing at School of Life events in June. 

Getting rejected doesn’t usually feature as one of our envisioned career goals, yet such painful moments of failure or rejection could be what propels us forward.

In an article by writer Kim Liao, she recounts advice from a writer friend who seemed to effortlessly land residences and publish work in well-known literary journals.

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