there's more than Schadenfreude happening here. http://youtu.be/1DFusssLdlg catharsis, for one thing. Don't you love the knowing silence?
One of my favorite things about this blog is how many people find their way here by searching for information about literary rejection letters. If there's a word in German that means the opposite of Schadenfreude, that'd how I'd describe it: It's not that I'm glad for your literary travails, but it's also not rank … Continue reading Failing Better Isn’t Really Failing (Literary Rejection Letters and You)