Learn from rejection

Years ago I interviewed a woman who had an unusual part-time job. I wrote a query to a national magazine — just one — proposing a story. I got a note back that said no thanks this time, but send other story ideas in the future. I felt flattered, but let it go. I’ve never submitted to that publication again. Clearly I made a mistake that, according to poet and editor Kelli Russell Agodon, is typical of women.
Submit Like A Man: How Women Writers Can Become More Successful — Medium.