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Publishers cartoon 2 of 131

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"Mr. Kellwood is looking for someone to assist him in recasting his journals into a form suitable for wider audience. The tone should be urbane, warm, and scholarly—somewhat in the manner of Lewis Thomas, but, of course, about plywood."

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CC34378

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Publishers cartoon 4 of 131

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Publishers cartoon 5 of 131

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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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CC43676

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Publishers cartoon 8 of 131

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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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Publishers cartoon 9 of 131

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"There's the pressure from my public, naturally, as well as the pressure from my publisher, my agent, and all that. But the real pressure comes from that devil inside that makes me different from other men, that makes me a writer. But, of course, you know all about pressure, grinding out those papers at Sarah Lawrence."

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CC51495

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Publishers cartoon 10 of 131

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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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CC44074

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Publishers cartoon 11 of 131

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"It's a children's book, with lots and lots of interesting recipes."

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CC40342

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Publishers cartoon 13 of 131

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'The Moving Finger Writes; And, Having Writ, Moves On To A Three Week, Twenty City Book Tour.'

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CC43337

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Publishers cartoon 15 of 131

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"As a cost-cutting measure, for our fall list we have decided to bypass traditional bookstore sales and subsequent remaindering, and instead go directly to the shredder."

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CC42165

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Publishers cartoon 16 of 131

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

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Vey, P. C.

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CC42865

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Publishers cartoon 24 of 131

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

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CC36284

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