Whether you’re a writer, sculptor, painter, or any other type of creative, you know rejection and failure are sometimes part of the process. But in this article Writer’s Relief found on LitHub.com, art conservator and author Rosa Lowinger explains how failure can actually make you better at your craft. Failure can lead you to confront your ego and evaluate your work with clearer eyes. When you are open to being grateful for failure and use what you’ve learned to improve your writing, that initial disappointment can bring you one step closer to success.
Click here to learn how messing up an important restoration led Lowinger to become grateful for failure and to write her memoir: Dwell Time: A Memoir of Art, Exile, and Repair.