In Chapter 16 of 16 in her 2012 interview, author and food writer Cathy Erway answers "How Do You Deal With Rejection?" Erway notes how dealing with rejection comes down to attitude and ego. She reminds herself rejection is not about her and shifts focus on understanding the party saying no and why it would do so. Cathy Erway is an author and food writer living in Brooklyn. Her first book, "The Art of Eating In" developed from her blog "Not Eating Out in New York". She earned a BA in creative writing from Emerson College.