The rejection slip
was so tactfully worded that he felt kindly toward the editor.
In this model, you are sent an announcement of a forthcoming book and a rejection slip
; if you don't want the book--or want an alternate--you return the rejection slip
with your instructions by a specified date.
Still, in other places out West deer tags are easily drawn, with a rejection slip
more infrequent than a license to hunt.
And who got a rejection slip
from Hustler magazine for being too harsh?
Four years ago, the star of the new sitcom Getting Personal was depressed and dirt-poor, attracting one rejection slip
after another and standing in long unemployment lines.
"It was for a small part in Handel's Rodelinda." In due course, along came that oh-so-polite British rejection slip
in the form of a phone call informing him that, sorry, "the part didn't come your way." "Oh, that's too bad," replied Taylor in his oh-so-polite Canadian way, and that seemed to be that.
One agent scribbled in the margins of his rejection slip
: "Humour doesn't sell, dear boy."
"When the first publisher sent it back with a rejection slip
, I didn't lose heart and sent it off again," he said.
"In the end I made a list of all the publishers and as each rejection slip
came back I'd cross them off and think that I was one step closer to finding the one that would accept it."
This time he got a letter back instead of a rejection slip
. "I said to my wife, `This could be it'."
I was blown away - the most I'd ever got previous to that was a rejection slip
He also revealed how he had entered the Eurosong contest once before and received a rejection slip