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An Editor’s Rejection Letter

Need not lessen the pain

Photo by Clker-Free-Vector-Images on Pixabay

Dear Author:

Vincent Van Gogh only sold a couple of paintings
An editor rejected Sylvia Plath because she didn’t have the knack
An editor claimed Rudyard Kipling didn’t know English well enough
Talented artists, like yourself, should stick to their vision,
because being rejected by a little rag…



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Mark Tulin

Mark Tulin

A California writer/photographer whose dreams are more vivid than his waking life. Poetry, Humor, Sexuality, and Fiction —