Famous Rejection Letters

Thanks! I needed this!

Cristian Mihai

letterFor any aspiring writer, a rejection letter, regardless of the provenience of said letter, is one of the most dreaded of objects. In this line of work getting rejected is considered a sort of literary murder – people are knowingly destroying something you’ve spent time on, and a lot of it. But the thing is everyone got rejected, more or less. I can think of very few instances when writers found publishers/agents from the first try. Or the second, or the tenth.

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  1. Oh, what a world, what a world!—-in which Wizard of Oz was rejected!!

    Well, by all means, make sure you keep that “rejection” note, so you can use it to add to these now-famous rejected authors. And remember, too, that “rejection is protection”. You’re being guided to ever-greater publishing colleagues.

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