25 Rejection Letters to Famous Authors

Originally posted on Kristen Twardowski:
I’ve mentioned before that to be a writer is to be rejected, but how have famous authors really been treated by the publishing industry? I’ve tracked down several excerpts from rejection letters to well-known authors and shared them below. Some of them are hysterical. Others are horrifying. But all of them offer a brief peek into the realm of publishing. ? Rejection Letter Excerpts —     —     — 1. “You’d have a decent book if you’d get rid of that Gatsby Character.” – to F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby 2. “Stick to teaching.” –… Continue reading 25 Rejection Letters to Famous Authors