I got an email just as I was getting ready to shut my computer down at the end of the day. Rejection #11. I'm not depressed about it - I've had ten others to get me ready for it. But to say that every "no" isn't a disappointment is a lie. Every one is a sigh but they're not stop signs.
When an agent says something doesn't sound "right" for them you have to wonder what makes it "wrong". I think that's a fairly normal reaction. Is there something broken about it? The key is not to dwell on those questions and ponderings. It's just one more wall to climb over - or break down.
It wasn't a great way to end a rough day at work but what made it better was all of the support I'm getting thanks to my involvement in the #pitchwars community. So many of them stopped to tell a joke or show their support when I announced I had received another rejection. The writer's life can be a solitary one so it's nice to have that sort of support.