That’s the nature of any creative activity — you’re mostly going to be rejected.

The New Yorker’s Bob Mankoff at a recent TED salon. When Mankoff quit psychology school in 1997 to become a cartoonist, he submitted 2,000 cartoons to the New Yorker that year. Of them, 2,000 were rejected. Today, he is the magazine’s cartoon editor.

Pair with the fantastic Fail Safe and Ray Bradbury’s advice on perseverance in the face of rejection.

(via explore-blog)