It is almost three years since I posted a picture of my Rejection Wall on Twitter. That started a whole series of events, blogs, and videos. I thought it might be time to revisit and reflect. Importantly, this update post includes heaps of links to what others have been doing in to reclaim rejection from the shadows of silence and shame.
My new display of rejections for all visitors to my office to enjoy! #phdchat#ecrchat#academia#peerreviewpic.twitter.com/o8rBkaa1jp
— Nick Hopwood (@NHopUTS) June 21, 2017
Since then more than 285,000 people have seen it. Seems like the thing I’m best known for is being rejected.
The response has been overwhelming! Lots of people are saying the feel encouraged, heartened, perhaps when facing rejection themselves.
There’s a list of links to interviews and blog posts relating to the rejection wall below (right at the bottom of this post!)…
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