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Creatives are sharing their job rejection stories and they’re inspiring

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Every famous writer, actor and singer has experienced some degree of rejection before they made it big.

Now creatives on Twitter are using the hashtag #ShareYourRejections to prove the hard work that goes into building a career, and to inspire the next generation to pursue their ambitions even when they get knocked back.

Here are 10 of the best stories to encourage dream-chasing.

1. This published author was rejected 41 times.

2. Lauren Morelli, a writer for Orange Is The New Black, shared her story.

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3. This incredible story.

4. Even prolific writers still get rejected.

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5. This author used her rejections as motivation.

6. Actress Elaine Hendrix was rejected too.

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7. This author went on to become a best-seller.

8. Writer Savannah Slone keeps working despite her rejections.

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9. This actor has too many rejections to list them all!

10. This author reminded young writers that rejection isn’t personal.

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