We attempt many things during our lives. Some attempts are a success, others flop. Many times, we find sorrow in the failures, but that's not always the case.
What did Thomas Edison say? He found 1,000 ways not to make a light bulb. Or something like that..
Writer's can find solace in a rejection by the positive things. If they don't say, 'This is horrible,' or 'Don't quit your day job,' that's a good thing. If they offer compliments or say 'Keep in touch,' that can propel us to feeling great.
Don't let failures defeat you, but instead look on the bright side of life.