0 minute: Okay that's it! That's I'm never sending you people another manuscript to reject! You hate me! It's not just my books, but you've rejected [3-10] of my stories, you hate ME! What have I ever done to you that you should hate me so?
1 minute: I wonder if I have anything else I could send them? No! No! Never again.
2 minutes: But that other story is pretty good, maybe it'll work? No? No. >sigh<
Give it a rest.
3 minutes: Maybe a chocolate muffin would make me feel better.
3.5 minutes: But you had birthday cake yesterday. No chocolate for you, Kate. Damn you, publisher! It's your fault I want chocolate!
4 minutes: I can get some more coffee though. That'll work.
4.5 minutes: and maybe I should get to work on that other manuscript. Hey, maybe THAT one will work for the publisher---?
NO! No. Didn't you hear me? Give it a rest.
5 minutes: Okay, back to work.
5.5 minutes: Although, maybe. . . . . . there's this other place that might work for the manuscript. They've only rejected me