This 1912 rejection letter addressed to Gertrude Stein made me laugh — and cringe.
In this day of rejection by form email — or at times, by simply ignoring you — it seems so quaint that someone both read Gertrude Stein’s submission and typed her a lengthy just-for-her letter. Granted, the letter is mocking her writing style, but you know what: He noticed her writing style, and writing in her style took some time and effort.
Apparently, I’m nostalgic for old-fashioned rejections.
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