RNF – Demanding respect is a futile exercise if ones integrity and character do not first command it. -ELW

RNF – How boring and narrow focused life would be if I only had polite conversation with those who agree with me. -ELW

Famous Rejection Letters

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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