Some notes about rejection letters

Here are a few interesting links I found that give some explanations on rejection letters, and to teach you to “read between the lines” of what editors are saying so that you get the most out of your rejection. And yes, most of the time you will get more than just a no…

A site dedicated towards children’s writing, but the editor notes work for any age group:
http://www.bethanyroberts.com/rejection_letters.htm

An article on why some editors use form letters:
http://www.writing-world.com/basics/form.shtml

Another writer/blogger’s opinion on rejection letters:
http://jonathonwise.wordpress.com/2007/11/13/putting-rejection-to-good-use/

An interesting blog about rejection letters in general:
http://www.literaryrejectionsondisplay.blogspot.com/

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