20 Famous Writers on Being Rejected

From a story on lithub.com by Emily Temple headlined “20 Famous Writers on Being Rejected”:

It’s a new year. Perhaps you’ve made some writing (or submitting) resolutions? If you’re aiming for 100 rejections this year, or if you’ve been tracking rejections for sixty years already, or if you’re simply trying to get that novel or story or poem done and off to your agent or editor, you might need a little extra encouragement.