EVERY WEEK, REJECTION LETTERS FROM MY PAST. BECAUSE THE HURT GOES AWAY AFTER A COUPLE OF DECADES.

THIS WEEK IN REJECTION!

This Week in Rejection!: Parting Gifts

Throughout this series’ history, we’ve seen everything from beautiful rejection letters on gorgeous paper stock to tiny, torn slips of paper bearing bad tidings.

But I’m pretty sure today is a first.

Not a rejection letter. Not a rejection card. Not a rejection slip. Not even a rejection Post-It.

Herein, a rejection…sentence:

 

That’s a close-up on the bottom of my cover letter. It was sent back to me in my SASE with “too long – 1000 words max” written on it. And nothing else.

Now that is efficiency!

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