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Hopefully this is OK to post here.


Should probably just leave it as a link and say don't click if you are easily offended by naughty language.




LOL! That was before the era of personal computers, and was, for the time, very clever. Also rude, but clever...


Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never dealt with a cat DAC.

Robert A. Heinlein

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I think every successful author / artist has a number of rejection letters...


Amusing but in no way unique!



...in my opinion / experience...

While I agree "Everything may matter" working out what actually affects the sound is a trickier thing.

And I agree "Trust your ears" but equally don't allow them to fool you - trust them with a bit of skepticism.

keep your mind open... But mind your brain doesn't fall out.

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Interesting 30 more rejection letters 30 famous authors whose works were rejected (repeatedly, and sometimes rudely) by publishers - National Book | Examiner.com


#6 J.K. Rowling


Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s (later Sorceror’s) Stone was rejected by a dozen publishers, including biggies like Penguin and HarperCollins. Bloomsbury, a small London publisher, only took it on at the behest of the CEO’s eight-year old daughter, who begged her father to print the book. God bless you, sweetheart.


#10 Lord of the Flies was rejected by publishers 20 times? John le Carré was referred to as a writer with no future?


Margaret Mitchell


Ms. Mitchell's 'Gone With the Wind' was rejected 38 times before finally finding a publisher.


Irving Stone


Mr. Stone’s Lust for Life was rejected 16 times, once with this helpful synopsis:


A long, dull novel about an artist.


The book went on to sell over 25 million copies

The Truth Is Out There

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