Thursday, August 11, 2011

'The Help' Turned Down 60 Times

"The point is, I can’t tell you how to succeed. But I can tell you how not to," says Kathryn Stockett author of 'The Help'

This is a must read article if you are on the verge of putting away your much loved story, because nobody but YOU loves it.

Kathryn Stockett's 'The Help' Turned Down 60 Times Before Becoming a Best Seller Health, Beauty, Fashion, Love, Careers and more - MORE Magazine


  1. Oh! You couldn't have posted this at a better time. I seriously need to read that. Thanks, Jennifer!

    I gave you a shout-out and some awards on my blog today, just so you know. :)

  2. Thank you for sharing this one. It reminds me of that JKonrath quote - "What do you call a writer who never gives up? Published."

    I admire Ms Stocketts tenacity and strength to keep going in the face of rejection. I hope i will have the courage required to take my own dreams to fruition.

  3. Glad it helped you too David, and thank you very much for my shout-out and awards. I'll soon be posting those out as well.

    @Lani, you're welcome! Thanks for sharing your quote- love it! I too hope to have as much drive and confidence as Ms Stockett.

  4. Great post and comments!
    Persistence and perseverance are difficult sometimes.

  5. rejected 60 times! goodness, that woman must have a lot of resolve.


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