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Rejection Letter #2

I just received my second rejection letter from a publisher.

“Unfortunately, the piece is not for us and we will not be publishing your book.” 36 more words

Revenge writing: a bad idea

Scooting around the internet last week I came across this: an engaging blog post by American literary magazine editor Cady Vishniac about what not to submit to litmags. 469 more words

Creative Writing

Writing Tips: Top Story Rejections

Writing is about persistence and the right chance. Many unpublished writers still try and get an publisher the old way through literary agents. For those of you that keep getting rejected by an agent or publisher, keep your head up. 215 more words

Writing Tips

Teacher's Pet

In every classroom I have ever been in, there have been two types of “teacher’s pet.”

Type 1 was the kid who always had to hand in everything first. 1,441 more words

The Yellow Dirt Road

Perhaps freshening up ye old portfolio site will entice me back into blogging again. I retired my old illustration process blog which was maintained for about six years, starting at the time I began to wander down the kidlitart yellow… 655 more words


How to respectfully decline an MBA admission offer

As a dedicated MBA applicant it is quite normal to apply to several schools at once. The risk of being rejected and remaining empty handed is just too high to only send your application to one school. 596 more words


A Book Acquisition Editor Talks About Rejection

Writers spend a lot of time and energy fretting about and suffering over rejection. That’s understandable. As an agent, I get rejection letters every day for my clients’ submissions. 632 more words

Andy Ross