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Now here’s a hilarious collection of rejection stories–and rejected works–by some of today’s most accomplished comic writers and performers (some world famous) sharing their pieces that were ripped to pieces and their own experiences of being handed their hats, heads, and hearts on a platter.

Now here’s a hilarious collection of rejection stories–and rejected works–by some of today’s most accomplished comic writers and performers (some world famous) sharing their pieces that were ripped to pieces and their own experiences of being handed their hats, heads, and hearts on a platter.

It's as horrifying as is utterly beautiful. Even in pain and struggle, there is passion and perseverance and motion and movement.

It's as horrifying as is utterly beautiful. Even in pain and struggle, there is passion and perseverance and motion and movement.

This family saga by Colleen McCullough was rejected 42 times before it was finally accepted. It went on to become a huge bestseller and a fabulous television miniseries starring Richard Chamberlain in his heartthrob days. The book is one of my all-time favorites, as is the miniseries. - Ronni

This family saga by Colleen McCullough was rejected 42 times before it was finally accepted. It went on to become a huge bestseller and a fabulous television miniseries starring Richard Chamberlain in his heartthrob days. The book is one of my all-time favorites, as is the miniseries. - Ronni

Work like hell! I had 122 rejection slips before I sold a story.  ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald

Work like hell! I had 122 rejection slips before I sold a story. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald

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#spoofbooks #spoofchildrensbooks #funnypictures #rudepictures #adulthumour #ladybirdbooks #spoofladybirdbooks

Second person address, “I-to-you,” is a fascinating and effective literary device, the most intimate point-of-view there is, but writers avoid it like a death knell. Most editors reject…

Second person address, “I-to-you,” is a fascinating and effective literary device, the most intimate point-of-view there is, but writers avoid it like a death knell. Most editors reject…

Must read. . . .yes most of us read this in high school.  However, it is worth rereading as an adult.  You really get a better grip on where Golding was coming from.

Must read. . . .yes most of us read this in high school. However, it is worth rereading as an adult. You really get a better grip on where Golding was coming from.