Check out Linda Nagata's article on her experience at rejection as a writer and how it helped her to become a success. Check out Writing Expertise, aka Practical Meerkat’s 52 Bits of Useful Info for Young (and Old) Writers and see how it worked for her.
A Gambler's Odds is available for pre-order on Amazon. This is the fifth installment in The Colliding Empires short story collection and will be available for download on 12/22/14. I hope you enjoy the book. I've had a ton of fun writing this series. This story marks the official halfway point for The Colliding Empires. Enjoy the rest of your weekend and keep reading!