Publishers Cartoons

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"I can't help thinking there's a book in this."

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"Great news! Your novel is in a medium-size pile in the middle of the floor about four feet from the left side of Oprah's assistant's desk."

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"The editor who turned down the first Harry Potter book, say hello to the publisher who took a pass on Stephen King."

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"Your editor wants to know if you have enough flexibility to just give up."

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"We do not usually acknowledge unsolicited manuscripts, but we want you to know that we tore yours into tiny pieces. Yours sincerely, The Op-Ed Page."

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"We've never published anything by a Pearl Harbor denier before."

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Publishing Clauses Of The '90s.

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"I like it - it's wonderfully editable."

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New from Low-Key Press.

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Also by the Author...

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"We're still pretty far apart. I'm looking for a six-figure advance and they're refusing to read the manuscript."

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"I'm self-published."

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"Funny, funny, funny, but we're going to pass on 'How to Drink and Drive.' "

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"We feel that your female characters are somewhat undeveloped."

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Tell the author your idea for a book at 3 pm.

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"Your book stinks—we want to publish it."

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Comments: The All-Comments Magazine

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"Sometimes you just option it because your gut tells you this is a book that has to be butchered."

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"I love you, I'll follow you to the ends of the earth, but I'm through getting slippers for someone who hasn't published anything since 1997."

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"How's this? 'Mr. Walters lives and works in Westbury, Connecticut, with his wife and daughter and two large Old English sheepdogs.' "

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Meet the Author's Advance

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"We used your unsold copies to build a tree, but it's not the same."

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"You may already be a Nobel Prize winner!"

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"Anyhow, Mr. Hefner would like you folks to know he really appreciates the gesture!"

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"It's a remarkable write, but not an irresistible read."

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