A friend of mine posted this rejection note on her blog: "I really liked the concept but the story missed its chance to connect with me." Um, what? Who missed what? Or what missed whom? Or...huh? Get it together, people.
After 15 years of rejections (most of them posted here along with all the rejections you've sent me over the years), my novel is getting published by a literary press. Little third-gendered me will soon have a book you can read for yourself and see if the hundreds of rejections were misguided or not. For more on the matter, read this post and this one too.
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Remember this: Someone out there will always say no.