The Journal: On Rejection

In today’s Journal * Quote of the Day * Today * Of Interest * The Numbers Quote of the Day “Rejections are positive. … They are the best indicator in building a publishing career that you are doing a lot of things right. … My favorite rejection of all time was from Asimov’s Magazine back in 1982 or so. ‘Dear Dean, Sorry, we do not want to pioneer new roads into tastelessness. Signed George (Scithers).’ I sold that story to Damon Knight for his Clarion Awards anthology the very next month in early 1983.” Dean Wesley Smith One of my … Read more